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Fast Facts for Pharmacists in Iowa

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

Salaries for Pharmacists in Iowa

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

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More Iowa Pharmacy Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Iowa City
Doctorate
32,011
Des Moines
Doctorate
5,001

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Pharmacists

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:
Pharmacists

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Ames60 $111,930
Waterloo-Cedar Falls210 $108,190
Iowa City350 $112,150
Cedar Rapids230 $109,390
Des Moines-West Des Moines810 $105,020
Dubuque90 $119,550

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