Public Relations Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 13 accredited schools where public relations classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public relations in the state of Iowa, which encompasses public relations training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Public Relations
  • Masters degree in Public Relations


Schools

  1. Coe College

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

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  2. Dordt College

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

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  3. Drake University

    2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50311-4505

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  4. Grand View University

    1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316

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  5. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

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  6. Loras College

    1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178

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  7. Morningside College

    1501 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51106-1751

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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. University of Northern Iowa

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

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  11. Northwestern College in Orange City

    101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, Iowa 51041

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  12. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  13. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Iowa 470
National 53,460

Approximately 1% of the country's public relations professionals work in Iowa state.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Iowa

460 490 520 510 470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Iowa, the field of public relations is growing. In 2010 there were 10 more public relations professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public relations professionals has grown by 2%. This is slower than the trend for public relations professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public relations professionals has grown by 21% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Relations VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$66,250 $72,430 $73,050 $76,920 $77,140
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public relations professionals are growing in Iowa. Public relations professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $66,250 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $77,140 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$41,830
25th percentile
$53,850
50th percentile
$71,260
75th percentile
$93,440
90th percentile
$118,170

Thus, public relations professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Iowa, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of public relations. The pay differential between the highest paid public relations professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 183%

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Iowa

Advertising
$63,042
Business Administration
$82,787
Business Management
$91,483
Communications
$36,827
Fashion Marketing
$62,060
Marketing
$74,013
Political Science
$76,640
Public Relations
$77,140

Public relations professionals in Iowa earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
14
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total15

The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited public relations schools in Iowa is decreasing. In 2006 there were 237 public relations graduates from public relations courses in Iowa and in 2010 there were 203 graduates.

Thus there was a 14% percent decrease in the number of public relations school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. 93% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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