Psychology Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

The city of Des Moines has 2 schools where psychology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Des Moines, and the future trends. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the psychology bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Psychology Employment

Des Moines 140
Iowa 810

Of the 810 psychology professionals employed in Iowa, 140 work in Des Moines. The number of psychology professionals in Des Moines has shrunk by 18% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of psychology professionals in Des Moines has decreased, overall employment in Des Moines has increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Psychology employment growth

870 890 1,040 870 810
170 170 150 130 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$65,750 $62,880 $66,940 $71,320 $71,270
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

In Des Moines, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 psychology professionals in Des Moines reportedly earned an average salary of $71,270 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for psychology professionals in Des Moines was $65,750 per year. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Des Moines is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Des Moines

10th percentile
$40,470
25th percentile
$44,810
50th percentile
$59,130
75th percentile
$84,460
90th percentile
$143,400

Psychology professionals in Des Moines make a median yearly salary of $59,130. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,470 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $143,400 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Des Moines

Counseling
$46,748
Christian Counseling
$48,770
Clinical Psychology
$52,237
Sports Psychology
$71,270
School Psychology
$71,270
Forensic Psychology
$71,270
Psychology
$71,270

On average psychology professionals in Des Moines earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Des Moines.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Des Moines

2

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

Psychology Programs Offered In Des Moines

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Des Moines' psychology schools offer 2 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Des Moines

associate
0
bachelor
66
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total66

In 2010 approximately 66 students completed psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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