Health Science Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 8 accredited schools where health science classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health science and health science training in Iowa, which includes health science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science
  • PhD degree in Health Science


Schools

  1. Coe College

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

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  2. Drake University

    2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50311-4505

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  3. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Maharishi University of Management

    1000 N 4th St, Fairfield, Iowa 52557

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  6. Mercy College of Health Sciences

    928 Sixth Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239

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  7. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  8. Kaplan University-Davenport Campus

    1801 E Kimberly Rd Ste 1, Davenport, Iowa 52807

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Health Science Employment

Iowa 80,790
National 7,588,750

Approximately 1% of the country's health science professionals work in Iowa state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Iowa

69,070 73,290 70,610 77,200 64,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of health science professionals is shrinking in Iowa. In 2010 there were 4,340 less health science professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 6%. This decline is slower than the national trend for health science professionals which shows a 9% decrease in the number of health science professionals working around the nation.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$55,255 $59,674 $63,136 $66,370 $65,800
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by health science professionals is increasing in Iowa. The mean salary for health science professionals in 2006 was $55,255 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,800 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$38,202
25th percentile
$45,573
50th percentile
$54,366
75th percentile
$64,856
90th percentile
$77,370

This represents a 16% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of health science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid health science professionals earning 61% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Iowa state.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Iowa

Biology
$61,680
Biomedical Engineering
$71,510
Health Information
$31,860
Health Information Management
$53,865
Health Science
$62,709
Sonography
$57,960
X Ray Technician
$46,030

Health science professionals in Iowa earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
4
doctor
8
Certificate
0
Total17

As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited health science schools in Iowa state is increasing. In Iowa, there were 47 graduates in 2006. And there were 55 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

This represents a 17% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Iowa state. Most of these graduates, or 47%, earned a doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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