Art Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

In Elgin, there are 2 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 Elgin, which includes art training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art


Statistics

Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Art Employment

Elgin 2,910
Illinois 3,630

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

Elgin 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: Elgin

Art VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$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 Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

As the number of art professionals in Elgin has grown, salaries for art professionals have decreased. In 2010 Elgin art professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,270. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for art professionals in Elgin was $53,435 per year. The decline in the salary of art professionals in Elgin is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Elgin

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

Art professionals in Elgin earn a median salary of $46,820 per year. The 10% of art professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,530 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $71,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Elgin

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

Art professional salaries in Elgin are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Elgin

2

Many of Elgin's art professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited art schools in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Elgin

associate
2
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

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

Student Completed Art Degrees In Elgin

associate
10
bachelor
13
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total23

In 2010 approximately 23 students graduated from art courses.

Art Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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