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Biochemistry Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 11 accredited schools where biochemistry classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biochemistry in the state of Iowa, which encompasses biochemistry training at the following levels:


  1. Clarke University

    1550 Clarke Dr, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3198

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  2. Coe College

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

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  3. Cornell College

    600 First St. SW, Mount Vernon, Iowa 52314-1098

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  4. Drake University

    2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50311-4505

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  5. Grinnell College

    1121 Park Street, Grinnell, Iowa 50112-1690

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  6. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Loras College

    1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178

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  9. University of Northern Iowa

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

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  10. Simpson College

    701 North C St, Indianola, Iowa 50125

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  11. Wartburg College

    100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, Iowa 50677-0903

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Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

Iowa 1,850
National 235,350

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

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In Iowa

1,410 1,680 1,510 1,660 1,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Iowa, biochemistry is a growing field. 440 more biochemistry professionals were working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biochemistry professionals has grown by 31%. This is faster than the trend for biochemistry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of biochemistry professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Biochemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$48,290 $32,450 $0 $65,573 $63,000
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of biochemistry professionals is growing, the salaries paid to biochemistry professionals are increasing in Iowa. In 2006 biochemistry professionals made a mean salary of $48,290 per year, and in 2010 they made $63,000 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Iowa

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This represents a 23% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 168% pay differential between the highest paid biochemistry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of biochemistry in Iowa.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Iowa

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biochemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa


As the number of biochemistry professionals is increasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited biochemistry schools in Iowa state is also increasing. In Iowa, there were 128 graduates in 2006. And there were 166 graduates from biochemistry courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 30% percent increase in the number of biochemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. 69% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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