Mental Health Schools In Iowa

There are 2 accredited mental health schools in Iowa for faculty who teach mental health classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mental health academic community in Iowa, and the future trends in mental health training at the mental health certificate level.


Schools

  1. Ellsworth Community College

    1100 College Ave, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126

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  2. Marshalltown Community College

    3700 S Center St, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Iowa 4,900
National 445,580

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

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Iowa

4,040 4,010 4,110 4,770 4,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Iowa, the field of mental health is growing. In 2010 there were 860 more mental health professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mental health has grown by 21% in Iowa. This growth is faster than the change in the number of mental health professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mental health professionals has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010.

Mental Health VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$30,978 $32,092 $33,698 $34,264 $34,700
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of mental health professionals is growing, the salaries paid to mental health professionals are increasing in Iowa. The mean salary for mental health professionals in 2006 was $30,978 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $34,700 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$22,390
25th percentile
$26,758
50th percentile
$32,820
75th percentile
$41,488
90th percentile
$51,050

Thus, mental health professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 128% pay differential between the highest paid mental health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of mental health in Iowa.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Iowa

Clinical Psychology
$54,902
Counseling
$42,638
Forensic Psychology
$71,840
Mental Health
$34,700
Psychology
$71,840
School Psychology
$66,190
Social Work
$40,998
Sports Psychology
$66,190

Mental health professionals in Iowa earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total2

As the number of mental health professionals is increasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited mental health schools in Iowa state is decreasing.

Thus there was a 100% percent decrease in the number of mental health school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an undergraduate certificate in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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