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Teaching Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

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


Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Teaching Employment

Des Moines 6,690
Iowa 47,860

Exactly 6,690 of the 45,830 teaching professionals employed in Iowa, work in Des Moines. There has been a 2% decline in the number of teaching professionals in Des Moines between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Des Moines has increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Teaching employment growth

47,750 50,480 49,060 48,130 45,830
6,800 8,650 8,960 8,190 6,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$47,504 $53,457 $55,512 $58,920 $59,975
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

In Des Moines, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 Des Moines teaching professionals earned an average yearly salary of $59,975. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for teaching professionals in Des Moines was $47,504 per year. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Des Moines is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Des Moines

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Teaching professionals in Des Moines earn a median salary of $54,528 per year. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 195%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,885 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $97,129 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Des Moines

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

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

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Des Moines


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

Teaching Programs Offered In Des Moines


There are a total of 13 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by Des Moines' teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Des Moines


Approximately 152 students completed teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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