Speech Therapy Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 2 accredited schools where speech therapy classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the speech therapy academic community in Iowa, and the future trends in speech therapy training at the following levels:

  • Speech Therapy Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Speech Therapy
  • Masters degree in Speech Therapy
  • PhD degree in Speech Therapy


Schools

  1. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

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

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Iowa 2,650
National 322,680

Of all of the speech therapy professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Iowa.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Iowa

3,450 3,690 3,230 2,790 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Speech Therapy is a shrinking field in Iowa. In 2010 there were 2,310 less speech therapy professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. Thus, in Iowa, this field has shrunk by 67% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of speech therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 62% from 2006 to 2010.

Speech Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$42,213 $42,897 $43,813 $44,747 $60,940
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by speech therapy professionals is increasing in Iowa. The mean salary for speech therapy professionals in 2006 was $42,213 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,940 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$41,180
25th percentile
$50,110
50th percentile
$61,570
75th percentile
$71,120
90th percentile
$82,490

This represents a 31% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of speech therapy, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid speech therapy professionals earning 100% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Iowa state.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Iowa

Speech Therapy
$47,090

In Iowa, speech therapy professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Speech Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total6

As the number of speech therapy professionals is decreasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited speech therapy schools in Iowa state is increasing. In 2006, 115 students graduated from speech therapy courses in Iowa. And in 2010, 146 students graduated.

This represents a 27% increase in the number of speech therapy degree or certificate school graduates in Iowa state. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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