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Psychology Professors in Iowa

Want to work in Iowa as a Psychology Professor? Read this first!

15.2% Jobs Projection
$80,600 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Psychology Professors Work in Iowa?

There were approximately 430 workers employed as Psychology Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 420 Psychology Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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

Psychology Professors in IA Employment Trend

The amount of Psychology Professors working in the state is similar to the average state.

Psychology Professors in IA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for Psychology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 15.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 15.1%.

Job Projections for Psychology Professors: Nation vs. IA

Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 40 annual Psychology Professors job openings in Iowa, and 530 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,500 annual jobs and 54,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Psychology Professors Make in Iowa?

In 2018 wages for Psychology Professors ranged from $48,600 to $148,220 with $80,600 being the median annual salary.

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

Psychology Professors Earnings: IA vs. National Average

Top Iowa Metros for Psychology Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 110 $97,420
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 70 $66,650
Cedar Rapids, IA 30 $68,640

Top States for Psychology Professors Employment

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

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 4,840 $84,000
California 4,530 $109,340
Texas 3,080 $70,820
Pennsylvania 2,130 $78,740
Illinois 1,510 $79,600
Massachusetts 1,490 $82,120
Ohio 1,420 $73,420
Virginia 1,200 $66,930
New Jersey 1,150 $87,050
Florida 1,060 $74,050
North Carolina 1,020 $68,210
Michigan 930 $86,780
Washington 860 $62,490
Colorado 800 $60,510
Connecticut 770 $88,570
Minnesota 710 $76,690
Tennessee 660 $65,170
Missouri 650 $73,750
Kentucky 630 $62,920
Indiana 590 $74,830

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

State Annual Median Salary
California $109,340
District of Columbia $99,050
Connecticut $88,570
New Jersey $87,050
Michigan $86,780
Idaho $84,460
New York $84,000
Rhode Island $83,240
Massachusetts $82,120
Iowa $80,600

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Occupation IA Employment Total
Sociology Professors 220
Economics Professors 150
Political Science Professors 130
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 50


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