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Fast Facts for Health Social Workers in Iowa

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

Salaries for Health Social Workers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and Sioux City

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  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Services
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  • Student to faculty ratio of 12:1, with an average class size of 21.
  • 85% of faculty holds a doctorate or terminal degree in their field.
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More Iowa Health Social Workers Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Sioux City
Masters
1,138
Storm Lake
Masters
2,548
Pella
Bachelor
1,605
Dubuque
Doctorate
1,230
Cedar Rapids
Masters
1,316
Mount Vernon
Bachelor
1,083
Sioux Center
Masters
1,301
Des Moines
Masters
5,617
Des Moines
Bachelor
1,748
Grinnell
Bachelor
1,654
Ames
Doctorate & First Professional
26,160
Mount Pleasant
Bachelor
834
Cedar Rapids
Associate
15,091
Dubuque
Masters
1,591
Decorah
Bachelor
2,476
Sioux City
Masters
1,798
Cedar Rapids
Masters
1,506
Calmar
Associate
4,810
Davenport
Doctorate
3,870
Indianola
Masters
2,039
Dubuque
Doctorate & First Professional
1,560
Iowa City
Doctorate & First Professional
29,117
Cedar Falls
Doctorate
12,692
Fayette
Masters
5,143
Forest City
Bachelor
630
Waverly
Bachelor
1,810
Oskaloosa
Masters
1,949

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Health Social Workers

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:
Health Social Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Health Social Workers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Iowa City 150 $53,860
Cedar Rapids 200 $35,360
Des Moines 310 $50,380
West Des Moines 310 $50,380
Dubuque 60 $34,610
Waterloo 110 $41,080
Cedar Falls 110 $41,080

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