Iowa Employment Specialists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Employment Specialists in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Employment Specialists in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Sioux City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterloo, Ames and Iowa City
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Employment Specialists in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Davenport, Des Moines and Sioux City

Schools for Employment Specialists in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Employment Specialist Training Schools in Iowa

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MS in Management - Human Resources, MBA - Human Resources, BS in Business Administration - Human Resources, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Master of Business Administration - Human Resource Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Human Resource Management, Doctor of Business Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Doctorate

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MBA - Human Resources
  • Degrees: Master

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • Programs: MBA - Human Resource Management, Bachelor's (BBA) - Human Resource Management, MBA - Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online MS in Human Resources, Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Degrees: Master

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Business Administration - Human Resource Management (BS) (Online), Business Administration (AS) (Online), Business Administration (BS) (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Founded in 1872, Maryville University is a four-year, private university located in west St. Louis County.

  • Programs: Online Master of Business Administration Human Resources Management Concentration, Online Master of Business Administration Management Concentration, Online Master of Business Administration General Master of Business Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: MS Organizational Leadership - Human Resources Management, Human Resources Management - D.B.A., Human Resources Management - PhD in Bus. Admin., more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate, Bachelor
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Cedar Rapids, Urbandale

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Management : Human Resources, Master of Business Administration : Human Resources, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration : Human Resources, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Master of Business Administration, Associate of Arts in Business - Agribusiness, Associate of Arts in Business - Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor
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More Iowa Employment Specialist Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Briar Cliff University Sioux City Masters 1,138
Buena Vista University Storm Lake Masters 2,548
Dordt College Sioux Center Masters 1,301
Grand View University Des Moines Bachelor 1,748
Loras College Dubuque Masters 1,591
Morningside College Sioux City Masters 1,798
Mount Mercy College Cedar Rapids Masters 1,506
University of Iowa Iowa City Doctorate & First Professional 29,117
Upper Iowa University Fayette Masters 5,143
Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City Associate 5,191

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Employment Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Employment Specialists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Employment Specialists relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Ames 120 $50950 0.8
Iowa City 270 $55850 0.85
Cedar Rapids 480 $51250 0.95
Des Moines 1430 $54490 1.16
West Des Moines 1430 $54490 1.16
Dubuque 210 $41640 1.03
Waterloo 220 $48460 0.69
Cedar Falls 220 $48460 0.69
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