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Nursing Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

There are 2 nursing schools in Des Moines for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing education in Des Moines, which includes nursing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Nursing Employment

Des Moines 12,660
Iowa 65,020

Exactly 12,660 of Iowa's 65,020 nursing professionals work in Des Moines. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Des Moines has grown by 19%. As the number of nursing professionals in Des Moines has increased, overall employment in Des Moines has also increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Nursing employment growth

63,540 62,030 62,870 63,530 65,020
10,600 11,080 11,570 11,840 12,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$51,002 $48,923 $50,350 $52,362 $51,614
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

In Des Moines, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 nursing professionals in Des Moines reportedly earned an average salary of $51,614 per year. The average salary for nursing professionals in Des Moines was $51,002 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Des Moines is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Des Moines

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Des Moines nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,256. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 110%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,084 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,700 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Des Moines

Forensic Nursing

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

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Des Moines


Many of Des Moines' nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited nursing schools in the city.

Nursing Programs Offered In Des Moines


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Des Moines' nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Des Moines


In 2010 approximately 285 students completed nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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