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Health Science Schools
In Ames, Iowa

Health Science faculty can choose to work at only one health science school in Ames. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health science in the city of Ames, which encompasses health science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Ames Vs. Iowa Health Science Employment

Ames 1,060
Iowa 80,790

Of the 64,730 health science professionals employed in Iowa, 1,060 work in Ames. There has been a 68% growth in the number of health science professionals in Ames between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Ames has also increased.

Ames Vs. Iowa Health Science employment growth

69,070 73,290 70,610 77,200 64,730
630 1,730 1,860 1,660 1,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Ames

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Ames

$58,000 $45,716 $45,681 $49,075 $44,702
$38,100 $39,060 $40,440 $40,690 $41,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Ames
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ames

Salaries for health science professionals in Ames have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $44,702 per year was earned by health science professionals in Ames. Health science professionals in Ames made a yearly average salary of $58,000, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of health science professionals in Ames is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Ames

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90th percentile

Health science professionals in Ames make a median yearly salary of $43,594. The difference in pay between the health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 111%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,968 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $61,192 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Ames

Health Information
Health Science
Health Information Management

Health science professional salaries in Ames are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Ames


There is only one accredited health science school in the city. Many of Ames' health science professionals are graduates of this school.

Health Science Programs Offered In Ames


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in health science offered by Ames' health science schools.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Ames


In 2010 approximately 5 students graduated from health science courses.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Ames, Iowa

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