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Computer Systems Analysts in Iowa

Considering a career as a Computer Systems Analyst in Iowa?

14.9% Jobs Projection
$82,400 Median Salary
500 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Computer Systems Analysts in Iowa are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Computer Systems Analysts in Iowa is growing faster than average.

  • Computer Systems Analysts in Iowa earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Computer Systems Analysts Work in Iowa?

There were approximately 7,330 workers employed as Computer Systems Analysts in this state in 2018.

There were 6,720 Computer Systems Analysts employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 610 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 5,660 Computer Systems Analysts working in it, which means Iowa has more Computer Systems Analysts than average.


Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Computer Systems Analysts in this state are growing at a rate of 14.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.


Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 500 annual job openings, and 7,000 total jobs in 2026 for Computer Systems Analysts in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 44,900 annual jobs and 654,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Systems Analysts Make in Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Computer Systems Analysts ranged from $52,850 to $121,580 with $82,400 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.41 to $58.45. The median hourly rate was $39.61.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $38.8 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.81.

The median salary in Iowa is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Iowa Metros for Computer Systems Analysts

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Computer Systems Analysts.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 3,800 $85,710
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 2,690 $78,790
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 1,120 $91,960
Cedar Rapids, IA 820 $81,040
Ames, IA 450 $76,980
Dubuque, IA 380 $87,370
Iowa City, IA 270 $81,010
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 250 $75,520
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 110 $80,360

Top States for Computer Systems Analysts Employment

View the list below to see where most Computer Systems Analysts work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 67,950 $99,590
Texas 51,710 $89,860
New York 44,030 $96,810
Ohio 29,010 $84,100
Illinois 28,130 $86,680
Virginia 26,800 $98,290
North Carolina 26,110 $90,230
Florida 24,970 $79,200
Pennsylvania 21,910 $91,560
Georgia 19,160 $87,500
Minnesota 18,710 $90,030
Maryland 18,340 $94,130
Washington 17,970 $93,850
Michigan 15,420 $80,250
Wisconsin 15,150 $77,930
Massachusetts 14,790 $91,510
New Jersey 13,710 $103,340
Missouri 12,570 $81,660
Arizona 11,570 $87,610
Indiana 9,760 $75,060

Below are the states where Computer Systems Analysts get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $104,990
New Jersey $103,340
California $99,590
Virginia $98,290
Rhode Island $97,180
New York $96,810
Maryland $94,130
Washington $93,850
Delaware $93,640
Colorado $93,600

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