Public Administration Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 9 accredited schools where public administration classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Iowa's public administration academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in public administration includes public administration training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Public Administration
  • Masters degree in Public Administration


Schools

  1. Buena Vista University

    610 W 4th St, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588

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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

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  4. Ashford University

    400 N Bluff Blvd, Clinton, Iowa 52733-2967

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  5. University of Northern Iowa

    1222 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0005

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  6. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  7. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

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  8. William Penn University

    201 Trueblood Ave, Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

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  9. 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 Public Administration Employment

Iowa 4,230
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Iowa state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Iowa

4,650 4,970 4,760 4,420 4,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public administration professionals is shrinking in Iowa. In Iowa, 420 less public administration professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public administration has shrunk by 9% in Iowa. This is faster than the trend for public administration professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Administration VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$66,033 $66,263 $70,290 $69,800 $71,920
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public administration professionals is declining, the salaries paid to public administration professionals are increasing in Iowa. The mean salary for public administration professionals in 2006 was $66,033 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $71,920 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$37,220
25th percentile
$49,325
50th percentile
$65,020
75th percentile
$80,715
90th percentile
$96,410

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 36% pay differential between the highest paid public administration professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of public administration in Iowa.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Iowa

Business Administration
$82,787
Business Management
$91,483
Criminal Justice
$37,640
Political Science
$76,640
Public Administration
$71,920
Social Work
$40,998
Sociology
$80,580

In Iowa, public administration professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Administration programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
6
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total14

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited public administration schools in Iowa is decreasing. In 2006 there were 215 public administration graduates from public administration courses in Iowa and in 2010 there were 190 graduates.

Thus there was a 12% percent decrease in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. 57% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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