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Finance Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

The city of Des Moines has 3 schools where finance faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of finance and finance education in Des Moines, which includes finance training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Finance Employment

Des Moines 8,910
Iowa 23,470

Of the 23,470 finance professionals employed in Iowa, 8,910 work in Des Moines. There has been a 1% decline in the number of finance professionals in Des Moines between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of finance professionals in Des Moines has decreased, overall employment in Des Moines has increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Finance employment growth

22,040 25,790 25,690 25,040 23,470
8,990 9,670 9,830 9,300 8,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Finance VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$61,361 $61,847 $62,400 $65,554 $66,823
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

As the number of finance professionals in Des Moines has shrunk, salaries for finance professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $66,823 per year was earned by finance professionals in Des Moines. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for finance professionals in Des Moines was $61,361 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Des Moines.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Des Moines

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90th percentile

Finance professionals in Des Moines make a median yearly salary of $60,658. The 10% of finance professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,957 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 140% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Des Moines

Risk Management
International Business
Business Administration
Business Management
Small Business

Finance professional salaries in Des Moines are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Finance schools in Des Moines


There are 3 accredited finance schools in the city. Many of Des Moines' finance professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Finance Programs Offered In Des Moines


Des Moines' finance schools offer 5 finance degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Finance Degrees In Des Moines


Approximately 71 students graduated from finance courses in 2010.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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