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Computer Engineering Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 3 accredited schools where computer engineering classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer engineering academic community in Iowa, and the future trends in computer engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Dordt College

    498 4th Ave NE, Sioux Center, Iowa 51250-1697

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

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

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

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Computer Engineering Employment

Iowa 6,750
National 945,160

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

Employment Growth for Computer engineering professionals In Iowa

6,320 7,180 6,700 6,770 460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Computer Engineering is a shrinking field in Iowa. In 2010 there were 5,860 less computer engineering professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of computer engineering has shrunk by 93% in Iowa. This decline is faster than the national trend for computer engineering professionals which shows a 92% decrease in the number of computer engineering professionals working around the nation.

Computer Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$70,450 $72,213 $73,933 $75,680 $97,220
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to computer engineering professionals are growing in Iowa. Computer engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $70,450 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $97,220 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Computer engineering professionals in Iowa

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Thus, there was a 28% growth in computer engineering professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Iowa, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of computer engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid computer engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 140%

Average Salaries for Computer engineering professionals and related professions in Iowa

Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Software Engineering

In Iowa, computer engineering professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited computer engineering schools in Iowa is decreasing. In 2006 there were 175 computer engineering graduates from computer engineering courses in Iowa and in 2010 there were 109 graduates.

This represents a 38% decrease in the number of computer engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Iowa state. Most of these graduates, or 43%, earned a bachelor's degree in computer engineering.

Computer Engineering Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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