Health Science Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

There are 2 health science schools in Des Moines for faculty to choose from. The trends in Des Moines' health science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes health science training at the health science bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Health Science Employment

Des Moines 13,760
Iowa 80,790

Exactly 13,760 of Iowa's 64,730 health science professionals work in Des Moines. Between 2006 and 2010, in Des Moines, there has been a 9% decline in the number of health science professionals. Overall employment in Des Moines has increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Health Science employment growth

69,070 73,290 70,610 77,200 64,730
15,050 17,310 17,900 17,670 13,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$54,309 $57,666 $61,398 $57,302 $64,409
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

In Des Moines, salaries for health science professionals have increased. Des Moines health science professionals made $64,409 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for health science professionals in Des Moines was $54,309 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Des Moines.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Des Moines

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Health science professionals make a median salary of $57,372 per year in Des Moines. The 10% of health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,557 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 99% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Des Moines

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science

Des Moines health science professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Des Moines


Many of Des Moines' health science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited health science schools in the city.

Health Science Programs Offered In Des Moines


Des Moines' health science school offers one health science degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Des Moines


In 2010 approximately 3 students completed health science courses.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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