Iowa Elementary and Secondary School Administrators: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Elementary And Secondary School Administrators in Iowa

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Fast Facts for School Administrators in Iowa

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

Salaries for School Administrators in Iowa

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

Schools for School Administrators in Iowa are listed below.

Selected School Administrators 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 Higher Education - Student Affairs, MS in Higher Education - College Administration and Leadership, MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12)
  • Degrees: Master

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: Doctor of Management – Private Sector Higher Education Leadership, Doctor of Management – Higher Education Teaching and Learning
  • Degrees: Doctorate

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: Master's (M.Ed.) - Leadership of Educational Organizations, Master's (M.Ed.) - Elementary Education, Master's (M.Ed.) - Secondary Education
  • Degrees: Master

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: M.Ed. Teaching & Learning: History, AA in Education (Non-Licensure)
  • Degrees: Master, Associate

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: International Education - Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Leadership in Higher Education - Master of Education, EdD - Learning Analytics in Higher Education, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master
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Cedar Rapids, Urbandale

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

  • Programs: Master of Science in Higher Education : College Administration and Leadership, Master of Science in Higher Education : Student Affairs, Master of Science: Education
  • Degrees: Master

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

  • Programs: Educational Administration (EDD), M.Ed: Curriculum & Instruction: Leadership, Master Degree in Educational Leadership, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Superintendent Letter of Eligibility (Certification) - Online, Administrative Program for Principals (Certification) - Online, Administrative Program for Principals (Master of Education) - Online, more...
  • Degrees: Certificate, Master

NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

  • Programs: Master of Education - Teacher Leadership, Master of Education - Data Driven Instruction , Certificate in Ministry Leadership, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Certificate, Associate
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More Iowa School Administrators Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Drake University Des Moines Masters 5,617
Iowa State University Ames Doctorate & First Professional 26,160
Loras College Dubuque Masters 1,591
Saint Ambrose University Davenport Doctorate 3,870
University of Iowa Iowa City Doctorate & First Professional 29,117
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls Doctorate 12,692

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for School Administrators

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:
School Administrators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for School Administrators 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 30 $90540 0.45
Iowa City 90 $99690 0.58
Cedar Rapids 190 $101850 0.78
Des Moines 590 $100090 1
West Des Moines 590 $100090 1
Dubuque 100 $89430 1.06
Waterloo 120 $95570 0.82
Cedar Falls 120 $95570 0.82
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