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Communications Professors in Iowa

Considering a career as a Communications Professor in Iowa?

8.0% Jobs Projection
$80,340 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Communications Professors in Iowa are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Communications Professors in Iowa is growing faster than average.

  • Communications Professors in Iowa earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Communications Professors Work in Iowa?

In 2018, there were 480 Communications Professors working in the state.

There were 470 Communications Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Communications Professors in IA Employment Trend

The typical state has 395 Communications Professors working in it, which means Iowa has more Communications Professors than average.

Communications Professors in IA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Communications Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 8.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.0%.

Job Projections for Communications Professors: Nation vs. IA

Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 540 jobs for Iowa Communications Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,000 annual jobs and 37,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Communications Professors Make in Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Communications Professors ranged from $47,560 to $138,650 with $80,340 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Iowa is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Communications Professors Earnings: IA vs. National Average

Top Iowa Metros for Communications Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Communications Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 90 $71,100
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 90 $70,680
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 80 $111,730
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 50 $84,310

Top States for Communications Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Communications Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 3,080 $74,660
Texas 2,460 $65,010
California 2,060 $0
Illinois 1,810 $74,220
Ohio 1,410 $61,160
Florida 1,320 $74,590
Pennsylvania 1,280 $69,640
Indiana 1,070 $0
North Carolina 1,000 $62,730
New Jersey 940 $81,190
Michigan 900 $70,980
Missouri 660 $66,850
Colorado 620 $47,890
Washington 600 $56,590
Minnesota 560 $62,250
Massachusetts 530 $74,780
Wisconsin 500 $74,680
Iowa 480 $80,340
Utah 430 $64,790
Kentucky 420 $62,210

Below are the states where Communications Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Connecticut $82,880
New Hampshire $82,560
New Jersey $81,190
Iowa $80,340
District of Columbia $76,600
Massachusetts $74,780
Wisconsin $74,680
New York $74,660
Florida $74,590
Illinois $74,220

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Occupation IA Employment Total
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English Language and Literature Professors 910
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Foreign Language and Literature Professors 310
History Professors 240


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