School Psychology Schools In Iowa

Iowa has 2 accredited school psychology schools where school psychology faculty who teach school psychology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the school psychology academic community in Iowa, and the future trends in school psychology training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in School Psychology
  • PhD degree in School Psychology


  1. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Northern Iowa

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Iowa 760
National 100,700

Of all of the school psychology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Iowa.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Iowa

870 850 990 790 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of school psychology professionals is shrinking in Iowa. In Iowa, 110 less school psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of school psychology professionals has shrunk by 13%. This is faster than the trend for school psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of school psychology professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

School Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$57,050 $56,060 $55,750 $62,300 $66,190
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to school psychology professionals are growing in Iowa. The mean salary for school psychology professionals in 2006 was $57,050 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $66,190 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Iowa

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Thus, there was a 14% growth in school psychology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 159% pay differential between the highest paid school psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of school psychology in Iowa.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Iowa

Clinical Psychology
Educational Leadership
Mental Health
School Psychology
Social Work
Special Education
Speech Therapy

In Iowa, school psychology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

School Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa


As the number of school psychology professionals is decreasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited school psychology schools in Iowa state is decreasing. In Iowa, there were 17 graduates in 2006. And there were 14 graduates from school psychology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of school psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa by 18%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a doctor's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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