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Sports Psychology Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 2 accredited schools where sports psychology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Iowa's sports psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sports psychology includes sports psychology training at the sports psychology bachelors degree level.


  1. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Sports Psychology Employment

Iowa 760
National 100,700

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

Employment Growth for Sports psychology professionals In Iowa

870 850 990 790 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sports Psychology is a shrinking field in Iowa. In 2010 there were 110 less sports psychology professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. Thus, in Iowa, this field has shrunk by 13% in four years. This is faster than the trend for sports psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of sports psychology professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Sports Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$57,050 $56,060 $55,750 $62,300 $66,190
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sports psychology professionals is increasing in Iowa. Sports psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $57,050 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $66,190 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sports psychology professionals in Iowa

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This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Iowa state, within the field of sports psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sports psychology professionals earn 159% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sports psychology professionals and related professions in Iowa

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited sports psychology schools in Iowa is increasing.

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

Sports Psychology Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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