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Engine and Machine Assemblers in Iowa

Engine and Machine Assemblers in Iowa

Is Iowa a good place for you to work as an Engine or Machine Assembler?

-12% Jobs Projection
$38,340 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

While jobs for Engine and Machine Assemblers in Iowa are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Engine and Machine Assemblers in Iowa is expected to decrease.

  • Engine and Machine Assemblers in Iowa earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Engine and Machine Assemblers Work in Iowa?

There were 670 Engine and Machine Assemblers employed in this state in 2017.

Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Engine and Machine Assemblers in this state are declining at a rate of 12.1% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

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Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 110 annual Engine and Machine Assemblers job openings in Iowa, and 1,160 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,800 annual jobs and 31,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Engine and Machine Assemblers Make in Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Engine and Machine Assemblers ranged from $27,650 to $53,540 with $38,340 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.3 to $25.74. The median hourly rate was $18.43.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $19.48 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.05.

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

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Top Iowa Metros for Engine and Machine Assemblers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Engine and Machine Assemblers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 170 $51,880

Top States for Engine and Machine Assemblers Employment

View the list below to see where most Engine and Machine Assemblers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Michigan 9,350 $52,350
Ohio 9,110 $47,280
Indiana 8,090 $0
Texas 2,110 $35,480
Illinois 1,830 $38,930
California 1,680 $36,690
Alabama 1,620 $52,260
Washington 1,300 $43,940
Tennessee 1,220 $29,300
Wisconsin 980 $38,820
New York 940 $54,720
North Carolina 860 $35,610
South Carolina 850 $37,030
Mississippi 840 $41,530
Missouri 710 $37,750
South Dakota 580 $35,250
Pennsylvania 550 $47,880
Virginia 320 $29,180
New Jersey 320 $37,490
Georgia 310 $31,000

Below are the states where Engine and Machine Assemblers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $54,720
Nevada $54,190
Michigan $52,350
Alabama $52,260
Connecticut $50,660
Massachusetts $48,710
Pennsylvania $47,880
Ohio $47,280
Arizona $44,800
Louisiana $44,550

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