Audio Engineering in Iowa

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Schools Offering Audio Engineering Programs in Iowa


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Iowa receive audio engineering degrees every year. That means an estimated 29 audio engineers graduate from Iowa's 5 audio engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

AIB College of Business, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Iowa that has a audio engineering program. It is located in Des Moines. 11 students graduated with a degree in audio engineering from AIB College of Business in 2010. Tuition at AIB College of Business was $13,167 per year.

The second-ranked school in Iowa with a audio engineering program is Iowa Central Community College, which is located in Fort Dodge. In 2010, it was ranked 79th nationwide. 6 students graduated with degree in audio engineering from Iowa Central Community College in 2010. Iowa Central Community College charged in-state students $3,990 in tuition fees per year.

Kirkwood Community College, which is located in Cedar Rapids, is the third-ranked school in Iowa that has a audio engineering program. It received a ranking of 84th in the country in 2010. 1 students graduated with degree in audio engineering from Kirkwood Community College in 2010. Tuition at Kirkwood Community College was $3,540 per year.

Cost

Audio engineering schools in Iowa, charge students an average tuition of $5,695 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $13,167 per year, or as little as $3,540 per year. In 2010, the audio engineering schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Iowa were:

  1. AIB College of Business - located in Des Moines, students are charged $13,167 per year
  2. Iowa Central Community College - located in Fort Dodge, students are charged $3,990 per year
  3. Iowa Western Community College - located in Council Bluffs, students are charged $3,960 per year

The audio engineering schools in Iowa that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Kirkwood Community College - located in Cedar Rapids, students are charged $3,540 per year
  2. Marshalltown Community College - located in Marshalltown, students are charged $3,816 per year
  3. Iowa Western Community College - located in Council Bluffs, students are charged $3,960 per year

An audio engineering degree from an Iowa school... what next?

Most people who graduate from audio engineering school in Iowa go on to work as an audio engineer. In 2010, there were 50 audio engineers working in Iowa. The largest populations of Iowa audio engineers are working in the following counties:

  1. Dallas County

Salary

On average, an audio engineer earns a salary of $46,040 per year in Iowa state. However, Iowa audio engineers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,170 per year to more than $88,040 per year in 2010. An audio engineer in the following Iowa counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Dallas County - $51,570 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Iowa statistics regarding a career in audio engineering and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as audio engineering or audio production.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Audio Engineering in Iowa
  • Bachelor's Degree in Audio Engineering in Iowa

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,310 miles from location Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids IA 15.8032 n/a 18,254
6,526 miles from location Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs IA 15.4504 n/a 6,100
6,439 miles from location Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge IA 21.4451 n/a 5,905
6,375 miles from location Marshalltown Community College Marshalltown IA 15.1979 n/a 2,156
6,414 miles from location AIB College of Business Des Moines IA 22.3219 62% 969
 

Curious what studying Audio Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Iowa

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 340 $31,390 78.9%
2
Broadcast Technicians + 320 $36,550 3.2%
3
Sound Engineering Technicians + 50 $46,040 -44.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are audio engineering related jobs in Iowa