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Allied Health Professions in Iowa

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Allied Health Professions Schools in Iowa

1,074 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 10th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Iowa

Allied Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 366
Associate’s Degree 293
Bachelor’s Degree 162
Master’s Degree 134
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 90
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 90
Post-Master’s Certificate 29
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 29

Gender Distribution

In Iowa, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

Allied Health Professions Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.5%
  • White: 80.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Allied Health Professions Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 14,230 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Iowa

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $52,700, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 36 colleges in Iowa that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

142 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,674 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,474 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

#3

University of Iowa

Iowa City
112 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,656 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,893. Graduates earn an average $42,200 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,771 Total Students

In their early career, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges grads earn an average salary of $26,200. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,906 Total Students

In their early career, Kirkwood Community College grads earn an average salary of $29,500. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 99% of the teachers are full time.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,995 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded

53% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.20%.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,548 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $25,700 after graduation.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
727 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,941. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,300 a year.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,045 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,800 a year. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. An average student at St. Ambrose University will pay a net price of $24,895.

Allied Health Professions Careers in IA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Physician Assistants 32% $107,350
Health Specialties Professors 25% $131,150
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 24% $68,910
Respiratory Therapists 24% $52,560
Athletic Trainers 23% $46,140
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 14% $46,130
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 14% $60,130
Health Technologists and Technicians 14% $40,190
Radiation Therapists 12% $74,960
Hearing Aid Specialists 12% $42,480
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 11% $34,600
Surgical Technologists 10% $40,200
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 10% $50,600
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 7% $72,920

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Nursing 2,922
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,574
Chiropractic 678
Allied Health Services 593
Health/Medical Admin Services 433
Dental Support Services 334
Rehabilitation Professions 291
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 270

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

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