Art Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

In Detroit, there are 4 art schools where art faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of art and art education in Detroit, which includes art training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art


Statistics

Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Art Employment

Detroit 140
Michigan 2,110

Exactly 140 of the 1,280 art professionals employed in Michigan, work in Detroit. As the employment for art professionals in Detroit has increased, overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Art employment growth

1,760 1,670 1,360 1,200 1,280
No data No data 180 120 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Art VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$20,580 $21,050 $34,180 $65,615 $44,480
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

In 2010 an average salary of $44,480 per year was earned by art professionals in Detroit. Four years earlier in 2006, art professionals in Detroit made an average salary of $20,580 per year. The growth in the salary of art professionals in Detroit is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Detroit

10th percentile
$18,000
25th percentile
$29,730
50th percentile
$43,800
75th percentile
$56,380
90th percentile
$72,990

Art professionals make a median salary of $43,800 per year in Detroit. The 10% of art professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,000 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $72,990 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Detroit

Graphic Design
$41,530
Web Design
$41,530
Animation
$43,005
Visual Communications
$44,453
Art
$44,480
Film
$44,890
Design
$46,678
Drafting
$53,720

On average art professional salaries in Detroit are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Detroit

4

There are 4 accredited art schools in the city. Many of Detroit's art professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Art Programs Offered In Detroit

associate
1
bachelor
10
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total12

There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Detroit's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Detroit

associate
265
bachelor
286
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total561

In 2010 approximately 561 students graduated from art courses.

Art Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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