Risk Management Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 3 accredited schools where risk management classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Iowa's risk management academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in risk management includes risk management training at the following levels:

  • Risk Management Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Risk Management
  • Masters degree in Risk Management


  1. Drake University

    2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50311-4505

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Northwestern College in Orange City

    101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, Iowa 51041

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Risk Management Employment

Iowa 1,980
National 235,170

Approximately 1% of the country's risk management professionals work in Iowa state.

Employment Growth for Risk management professionals In Iowa

1,970 2,100 2,170 1,870 1,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Iowa, risk management is a growing field. 10 more risk management professionals were working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of risk management has grown by 1% in Iowa. This growth is slower than the national trend for risk management professionals which shows a 21% increase in the number of risk management professionals working around the nation.

Risk Management VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$60,153 $62,997 $64,703 $67,140 $69,117
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Risk Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of risk management professionals is growing, the salaries paid to risk management professionals are increasing in Iowa. The mean salary for risk management professionals in 2006 was $60,153 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $69,117 per year.

Salary percentiles for Risk management professionals in Iowa

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 13% growth in risk management professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 154% pay differential between the highest paid risk management professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of risk management in Iowa.

Average Salaries for Risk management professionals and related professions in Iowa

Business Administration
Business Management
Emergency Management
Property Management
Risk Management
Small Business

In Iowa, risk management professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Risk Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited risk management schools in Iowa is increasing. In 2006, 36 students graduated from risk management courses in Iowa. And in 2010, 87 students graduated.

This represents a 142% increase in the number of risk management degree or certificate school graduates in Iowa state. 67% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in risk management.

Risk Management Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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