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Business Schools
In West Des Moines, Iowa

There is only one business school in West Des Moines for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the business academic community in West Des Moines, and the future trends. Academia in business includes business training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

West Des Moines Vs. Iowa Business Employment

West Des Moines 13,820
Iowa 40,370

Exactly 13,820 of Iowa's 40,370 business professionals work in West Des Moines. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of business professionals in West Des Moines has grown by 14%. Overall employment in West Des Moines has also increased.

West Des Moines Vs. Iowa Business employment growth

37,510 37,150 38,300 38,390 40,370
12,130 13,060 13,780 13,440 13,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: West Des Moines

Business VS. All professions salaries in West Des Moines

$79,878 $81,796 $83,994 $88,140 $88,617
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business in West Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Des Moines

As the number of business professionals in West Des Moines has grown, salaries for business professionals have also increased. In 2010 West Des Moines business professionals earned an average yearly salary of $88,617. Four years earlier in 2006, business professionals in West Des Moines made an average salary of $79,878 per year. The growth in the salary of business professionals in West Des Moines is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in West Des Moines

10th percentile
25th percentile
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90th percentile

West Des Moines business professionals earn a median yearly salary of $79,821. The difference in pay between the business professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 106%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $49,239 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $101,292 per year.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in West Des Moines

Human Resources
Hotel Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Fashion Merchandising
Property Management
Forensic Accounting
Fashion Marketing
Project Management
Public Relations
Sports Management
International Business
Business Administration
Business Management
Small Business

West Des Moines business professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Business schools in West Des Moines


There is only one accredited business school in the city. Many of West Des Moines' business professionals are graduates of this school.

Business Programs Offered In West Des Moines


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in business offered by West Des Moines' business schools.

Student Completed Business Degrees In West Des Moines


In 2010 approximately 20 students graduated from business courses.

Business Faculty Salaries in West Des Moines, Iowa

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