Human Resources Schools In Iowa

There are 13 accredited human resources schools in Iowa for faculty who teach human resources classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in human resources in the state of Iowa, which encompasses human resources training at the following levels:

  • Human Resources Certificate
  • Associates degree in Human Resources
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources
  • Masters degree in Human Resources
  • PhD degree in Human Resources


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. Dordt College

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

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  4. Grand View University

    1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316

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  5. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

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  6. Kirkwood Community College

    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068

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  7. Loras College

    1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178

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  8. Mount Mercy University

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

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  9. Ashford University

    400 N Bluff Blvd, Clinton, Iowa 52733-2967

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  10. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  11. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

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  12. Western Iowa Tech Community College

    4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51102-5199

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  13. University of Phoenix-Des Moines Campus

    6600 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266-7724

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Human Resources Employment

Iowa 6,020
National 635,670

Of all of the human resources professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Iowa.

Employment Growth for Human resources professionals In Iowa

2,460 2,720 2,950 2,940 1,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Iowa, human resources is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 550 less human resources professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of human resources has shrunk by 22% in Iowa. This decline is slower than the national trend for human resources professionals which shows a 37% decrease in the number of human resources professionals working around the nation.

Human Resources VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$37,925 $38,900 $40,270 $40,510 $63,635
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Resources
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Iowa, as the number of human resources professionals is declining, the salaries earned by human resources professionals are increasing. Human resources professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $37,925 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $63,635 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Human resources professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$37,055
25th percentile
$47,630
50th percentile
$61,655
75th percentile
$75,760
90th percentile
$94,050

Thus, there was a 40% growth in human resources professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of human resources, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid human resources professionals earning 154% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Iowa state.

Average Salaries for Human resources professionals and related professions in Iowa

Business
$84,753
Business Administration
$82,787
Business Management
$91,483
Human Resources
$59,207

In Iowa, human resources professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Human Resources programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa

associate
1
bachelor
13
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
4
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The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited human resources schools in Iowa is increasing. In Iowa, there were 336 graduates in 2006. And there were 416 graduates from human resources courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 24% percent increase in the number of human resources school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. 54% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in human resources.

Human Resources Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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