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Forensic Psychology Schools In Iowa

Forensic Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited forensic psychology school in Iowa. The trends in Iowa's forensic psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forensic psychology includes forensic psychology training at the forensic psychology bachelors degree level.


  1. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Forensic Psychology Employment

Iowa 810
National 111,390

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

Employment Growth for Forensic psychology professionals In Iowa

870 890 1,040 870 810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of forensic psychology professionals is shrinking in Iowa. In 2010 there were 60 less forensic psychology professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. This represents a 7% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for forensic psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forensic psychology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Forensic Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$57,050 $66,890 $68,130 $68,160 $71,840
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of forensic psychology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to forensic psychology professionals are increasing in Iowa. In 2006 forensic psychology professionals made a mean salary of $57,050 per year, and in 2010 they made $71,840 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic psychology professionals in Iowa

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Thus, forensic psychology professionals' salaries grew by 21% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Iowa state, within the field of forensic psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forensic psychology professionals earn 234% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forensic psychology professionals and related professions in Iowa

Clinical Psychology
Criminal Justice
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa


The number of students graduating from the only accredited forensic psychology school in Iowa is increasing. In 2006 there were 3 forensic psychology graduates from forensic psychology courses in Iowa and in 2010 there were 4 graduates.

Thus there was a 33% percent increase in the number of forensic psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in forensic psychology.

Forensic Psychology Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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