Art Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

The city of Grand Rapids has 3 schools where art faculty can find employment. The trends in Grand Rapids' art academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes art training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art


Statistics

Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Art Employment

Grand Rapids 80
Michigan 2,110

Exactly 40 of Michigan's 1,280 art professionals work in Grand Rapids. As the number of art professionals in Grand Rapids has increased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has also increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Art employment growth

1,760 1,670 1,360 1,200 1,280
No data No data No data 40 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Art VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

No data No data No data $72,100 $55,800
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids art professionals made $55,800 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Grand Rapids

10th percentile
$30,180
25th percentile
$43,160
50th percentile
$53,070
75th percentile
$64,150
90th percentile
$88,480

Grand Rapids art professionals earn a median yearly salary of $53,070. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 193%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,180 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,480 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Visual Communications
$37,863
Web Design
$39,080
Graphic Design
$39,080
Animation
$47,440
Drafting
$48,715
Design
$55,218
Art
$55,800

On average art professionals in Grand Rapids earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Grand Rapids.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Grand Rapids

3

There are 3 accredited art schools in the city. Many of Grand Rapids' art professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Art Programs Offered In Grand Rapids

associate
4
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Grand Rapids' art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Grand Rapids

associate
39
bachelor
31
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total70

Approximately 70 students completed art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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