Des Moines, IA (population: 200,202) has one educational leadership school within its city limits. Drake University has a total student population of 5,653. It is the 1239th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College). To learn more about educational leadership programs in Des Moines, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of educational leadership professors at Drake University such as Anne Abrahmson, Rosenna Bakari, Matt Bruinekool, Mike Couvillon, Thomas Drake, and Linda Espey.
Educational Leadership students from Des Moines schools who go on to become principals, education administrators, educational leadership specialists, educational coaches, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,710 people working as education administrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,140. Also, Education administrators, elementary and secondary school make on average $87,390 per year and there are about 219,280 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Des Moines-West Des Moines area alone, there are 330 employed education administrators, elementary and secondary school earning an average salary of $*. Education administrators in this area earn $85,870/yr and there are 90 employed.
Des Moines lies in Polk county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Des Moines-West Des Moines area has 322,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,120 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Des Moines are held by education administrators, and 1/1000 are held by education administrators, elementary and secondary school.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drake University ends up costing a student $23,091/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Des Moines|
|West Des Moines||IA||57,065||1||4.37611||3||6.8 miles|
|Fort Dodge||IA||-||2||25.3587||65||69.4 miles|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||88.8 miles|