Elementary Education Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 29 accredited schools where elementary education classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Iowa's elementary education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in elementary education includes elementary education training at the following levels:

  • Elementary Education Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Elementary Education
  • Masters degree in Elementary Education
  • PhD degree in Elementary Education


Schools

  1. Briar Cliff University

    3303 Rebecca St, Sioux City, Iowa 51104

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  2. Buena Vista University

    610 W 4th St, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588

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  3. Central College

    812 University, Pella, Iowa 50219

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  4. Coe College

    1220 First Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-5092

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  5. Cornell College

    600 First St. SW, Mount Vernon, Iowa 52314-1098

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  6. Dordt College

    498 4th Ave NE, Sioux Center, Iowa 51250-1697

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  7. Drake University

    2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50311-4505

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  8. University of Dubuque

    2000 University Ave, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

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  9. Emmaus Bible College

    2570 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3096

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  10. Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

    1900 NW 4th St, Ankeny, Iowa 50023-2152

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  11. Graceland University-Lamoni

    1 University Place, Lamoni, Iowa 50140

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  12. Grand View University

    1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316

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  13. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

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  14. Iowa Wesleyan College

    601 N Main Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641

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  15. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

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  16. Loras College

    1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178

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  17. Luther College

    700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101-1045

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  18. Maharishi University of Management

    1000 N 4th St, Fairfield, Iowa 52557

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  19. Morningside College

    1501 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51106-1751

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  20. Mount Mercy University

    1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-4797

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  21. Ashford University

    400 N Bluff Blvd, Clinton, Iowa 52733-2967

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  22. University of Northern Iowa

    1222 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0005

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  23. Northwestern College in Orange City

    101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, Iowa 51041

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  24. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  25. Simpson College

    701 North C St, Indianola, Iowa 50125

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  26. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

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  27. Waldorf College

    106 S Sixth St, Forest City, Iowa 50436-1713

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  28. Wartburg College

    100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, Iowa 50677-0903

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  29. William Penn University

    201 Trueblood Ave, Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Elementary Education Employment

Iowa 25,060
National 2,108,120

Of all of the elementary education professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Iowa.

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In Iowa

24,380 24,830 24,720 24,500 25,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Iowa, elementary education is a growing field. There were 680 more elementary education professionals working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Iowa, this field has grown by 3% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for elementary education professionals which shows a 0% decrease in the number of elementary education professionals working around the nation.

Elementary Education VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$45,603 $47,948 $48,745 $52,938 $54,030
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of elementary education professionals is growing, the salaries paid to elementary education professionals are increasing in Iowa. The mean salary for elementary education professionals in 2006 was $45,603 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,030 per year.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$34,930
25th percentile
$42,785
50th percentile
$52,452
75th percentile
$62,585
90th percentile
$73,030

This represents a 16% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Iowa, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of elementary education. The pay differential between the highest paid elementary education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 109%

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in Iowa

Early Childhood Education
$37,765
Educational Leadership
$71,668
Elementary Education
$54,030
Special Education
$44,157
Teaching
$56,227
Visual Communications
$37,130

In Iowa, elementary education professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa

associate
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bachelor
29
master
6
doctor
1
Certificate
2
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The number of students graduating from the 29 accredited elementary education schools in Iowa is decreasing. In Iowa, there were 1,514 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,332 graduates from elementary education courses in 2010.

This represents a 12% decrease in the number of elementary education degree or certificate school graduates in Iowa state. A majority of these graduates, or 76%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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