These are the fastest-growing jobs in Iowa — and how much they pay. (Des Moines Register, 7/26/2018)
I guess we need to ask MIT to define 'living' (See below.) A recent study found that a full-time worker in Des Moines needs to earn $15.01 per hour to afford a "modest" two-bedroom apartment.
Wind turbine operators is #1 in percentage growth -- from 320 jobs in 2017 to 360 jobs in 2019, a pickup of 40.
$11.35 x 2080 hours (fulltime employment) = $23,608. How's that for living?
Living Wage Calculator (MIT)