2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Iowa
Finding the Best Education School for You
Out of the 31 majors we analyze each year, education was ranked 3rd in Iowa. In fact, 1,839 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that of the 88,927 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.0% were from a college or university in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Education Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.
For this year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Iowa ranking, we looked at 18 colleges that offer a bachelor's in education.
The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.
Comparing Average Salaries of Education Majors
The average education major who graduates from a school in Iowa earns about $34,938 per year during the early years of their career. Unfortunately, that is 12% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.
The national average salary for education bachelor's degree holders is $34,031. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Iowa.
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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Iowa
Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Iowa
Our rankings recognize Drake University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Drake is a small private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Des Moines.Request Information
Wartburg College comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Wartburg is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Waverly.Request Information
Luther College earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the remote town of Decorah, Luther is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.Request Information
University of Iowa earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Iowa is a fairly large public school located in the city of Iowa City.Request Information
Iowa State University earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of Ames, Iowa State is a public college with a fairly large student population.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Central College as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Central is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Pella.Request Information
Simpson College earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. Simpson College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the fringe town of Indianola.Request Information
Coe College earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Cedar Rapids, Coe is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Graceland University - Lamoni as the #9 school in this year's rankings. Located in the rural area of Lamoni, Graceland Lamoni is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.Request Information
Dordt College landed the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Dordt is a small private not-for-profit school located in the remote town of Sioux Center.Request Information
Best Education Colleges in the The Plains States Region
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Education Related Rankings by Major
Education Majors to Study
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||1,392|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||360|
|Teaching English or French||19|
Most Popular Majors Related to Education
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Communication & Journalism||1,157|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||344|
Notes and References
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
- Credit for the banner image above goes to Horadrim.
More about our data sources and methodologies.