Art Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

The city of Dekalb has only one school where art faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the city of Dekalb, which encompasses art training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art
  • PhD degree in Art


Statistics

Professional Trends

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Art Employment

Dekalb 2,910
Illinois 3,630

Of the 1,630 art professionals employed in Illinois, 1,050 work in Dekalb. There has been a 52% growth in the number of art professionals in Dekalb between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of art professionals in Dekalb has increased, overall employment in Dekalb has also increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Art employment growth

1,620 1,720 1,680 1,730 1,630
690 820 950 1,010 1,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Dekalb

Art VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$53,435 $45,170 $43,903 $46,330 $49,270
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

As the number of art professionals in Dekalb has grown, salaries for art professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,270 per year was earned by art professionals in Dekalb. Art professionals in Dekalb made a yearly average salary of $53,435, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Dekalb.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Dekalb

10th percentile
$25,530
25th percentile
$35,223
50th percentile
$46,820
75th percentile
$59,393
90th percentile
$71,130

Dekalb art professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,820. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 179%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,530 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Dekalb

Film
$45,510
Art
$49,270
Visual Communications
$52,693
Web Design
$53,900
Graphic Design
$53,900
Drafting
$54,193
Animation
$55,087
Design
$58,565

Dekalb art professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Dekalb

1

Many of Dekalb's art professionals are graduates of the only accredited art school in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

Dekalb's art schools offer 5 art degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
130
master
20
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total150

Approximately 150 students completed art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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