How Much do Actuaries Make in Iowa?

Do actuaries in Iowa make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Iowa actuaries?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, actuaries in Iowa earn an average of $111,360 a year, equivalent to $53.54 an hour.

This is 8% less than actuaries nationwide, but it is 135% more than the typical Iowa worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Iowa Actuary Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $79.25 $164,850
75th $67.74 $140,900
50th $49.06 $102,050
25th $38.26 $79,590
10th $32.85 $68,330
Iowa Actuaries Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Des Moines $53.34 $110,940
Iowa Actuary Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $53.54 $111,360
2018 $51.63 $107,390
2017 $48.46 $100,790
2016 $47.05 $97,870
2015 $46.91 $97,580
2014 $45.44 $94,520
2013 $45.00 $93,600
2012 $43.99 $91,510
2011 $48.17 $100,190