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Iowa Nursing Salaries

We have compiled salary and employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Iowa nurses in 2018. Select from the "Professions" menu above to skip to your profession.

Average Salary Comparison in Iowa by Profession

Registered Nurse

Hourly Average
$29
Weekly Average
$1,150
Monthly Average
$4,985
Annual Average
$59,815

Nurse Practitioner

Hourly Average
$50
Weekly Average
$2,013
Monthly Average
$8,725
Annual Average
$104,700

Licensed Practical Nurse

Hourly Average
$21
Weekly Average
$827
Monthly Average
$3,582
Annual Average
$42,978

Nurse Anestheist

Hourly Average
$94
Weekly Average
$3,752
Monthly Average
$16,260
Annual Average
$195,120

Registered Nurse Salary in Iowa

Approximately 17,830 Registered Nurses are employed in the state of Iowa. The average Registered Nurse's wage in Iowa, at $59,815 annually, is below the national average of $68,608.

Registered Nurse

CE Requirements for Registered Nurse
Average Salaries 2019

Registered Nurse Salary Iowa

Hourly Average
$29
Monthly Average
$4,985
Annual Average
$59,815
Employed
17,830

U.S. Registered Nurse RN Salary

Hourly Average
$33
Monthly Average
$5,717
Annual Average
$68,608
Employed
1,831,960

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Ames

Hourly Wage
$28.05
Annual Wage
$59,320

Cedar Rapids

Hourly Wage
$27.45
Annual Wage
$58,060

Des Moines-West Des Moines

Hourly Wage
$29.40
Annual Wage
$62,240

Dubuque

Hourly Wage
$27.06
Annual Wage
$56,170

Iowa City

Hourly Wage
$30.62
Annual Wage
$67,110

Waterloo-Cedar Falls

Hourly Wage
$26.65
Annual Wage
$55,990

Nurse Practitioner Salary in Iowa

Approximately 940 Nurse Practitioners are employed in the state of Iowa. The average Nurse Practitioner's wage in Iowa, at $104,700 annually, is below the national average of $106,718.

Nurse Practitioner

CE Requirements for Nurse Practitioner
Average Salaries 2019

Nurse Practitioner Salary Iowa

Hourly Average
$50
Monthly Average
$8,725
Annual Average
$104,700
Employed
940

U.S. Nurse Practitioner RN Salary

Hourly Average
$51
Monthly Average
$8,893
Annual Average
$106,718
Employed
103,180

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Cedar Rapids

Hourly Wage
$46.43
Annual Wage
$96,780

Des Moines-West Des Moines

Hourly Wage
$48.42
Annual Wage
$102,430

Dubuque

Hourly Wage
$52.98
Annual Wage
$106,430

Iowa City

Hourly Wage
$53.14
Annual Wage
$108,780

Waterloo-Cedar Falls

Hourly Wage
$50.56
Annual Wage
$109,080

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Iowa

Approximately 2,340 Licensed Practical Nurses are employed in the state of Iowa. The average Licensed Practical Nurse's wage in Iowa, at $42,978 annually, is below the national average of $45,368.

Licensed Practical Nurse

CE Requirements for Licensed Practical Nurse
Average Salaries 2019

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary Iowa

Hourly Average
$21
Monthly Average
$3,582
Annual Average
$42,978
Employed
2,340

U.S. Licensed Practical Nurse RN Salary

Hourly Average
$22
Monthly Average
$3,781
Annual Average
$45,368
Employed
420,690

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Ames

Hourly Wage
$20.89
Annual Wage
$43,330

Cedar Rapids

Hourly Wage
$20.76
Annual Wage
$42,380

Des Moines-West Des Moines

Hourly Wage
$21.78
Annual Wage
$44,750

Dubuque

Hourly Wage
$20.68
Annual Wage
$42,000

Iowa City

Hourly Wage
$21.43
Annual Wage
$44,330

Waterloo-Cedar Falls

Hourly Wage
$19.96
Annual Wage
$41,080

Nurse Anestheist Salary in Iowa

Approximately 80 Nurse Anestheists are employed in the state of Iowa. The average Nurse Anestheist's wage in Iowa, at $195,120 annually, is higher than the national average of $170,692.

Nurse Anestheist

Average Salaries 2019

Nurse Anestheist Salary Iowa

Hourly Average
$94
Monthly Average
$16,260
Annual Average
$195,120
Employed
80

U.S. Nurse Anestheist RN Salary

Hourly Average
$82
Monthly Average
$14,224
Annual Average
$170,692
Employed
15,200

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Des Moines-West Des Moines

Hourly Wage
$90.18
Annual Wage
$195,120

Average Salary Comparison in Iowa by Profession

Hourly Average
Weekly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Registered Nurse
$29
$1,150
$4,985
$59,815
Nurse Practitioner
$50
$2,013
$8,725
$104,700
Licensed Practical Nurse
$21
$827
$3,582
$42,978
Nurse Anestheist
$94
$3,752
$16,260
$195,120

Registered Nurse Salary in Iowa

Approximately 17,830 Registered Nurses are employed in the state of Iowa. The average Registered Nurse's wage in Iowa, at $59,815 annually, is below the national average of $68,608.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Registered Nurse Salary Iowa
$29
$4,985
$59,815
17,830
U.S. Registered Nurse RN Salary
$33
$5,717
$68,608
1,831,960
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Ames
$28.05
$59,320
Cedar Rapids
$27.45
$58,060
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$29.40
$62,240
Dubuque
$27.06
$56,170
Iowa City
$30.62
$67,110
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$26.65
$55,990

Nurse Practitioner Salary in Iowa

Approximately 940 Nurse Practitioners are employed in the state of Iowa. The average Nurse Practitioner's wage in Iowa, at $104,700 annually, is below the national average of $106,718.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Nurse Practitioner Salary Iowa
$50
$8,725
$104,700
940
U.S. Nurse Practitioner RN Salary
$51
$8,893
$106,718
103,180
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Cedar Rapids
$46.43
$96,780
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$48.42
$102,430
Dubuque
$52.98
$106,430
Iowa City
$53.14
$108,780
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$50.56
$109,080

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Iowa

Approximately 2,340 Licensed Practical Nurses are employed in the state of Iowa. The average Licensed Practical Nurse's wage in Iowa, at $42,978 annually, is below the national average of $45,368.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Licensed Practical Nurse Salary Iowa
$21
$3,582
$42,978
2,340
U.S. Licensed Practical Nurse RN Salary
$22
$3,781
$45,368
420,690
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Ames
$20.89
$43,330
Cedar Rapids
$20.76
$42,380
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$21.78
$44,750
Dubuque
$20.68
$42,000
Iowa City
$21.43
$44,330
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$19.96
$41,080

Nurse Anestheist Salary in Iowa

Approximately 80 Nurse Anestheists are employed in the state of Iowa. The average Nurse Anestheist's wage in Iowa, at $195,120 annually, is higher than the national average of $170,692.

Nurse Anestheist

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Nurse Anestheist Salary Iowa
$94
$16,260
$195,120
80
U.S. Nurse Anestheist RN Salary
$82
$14,224
$170,692
15,200
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$90.18
$195,120