Art Schools In Idaho

Idaho has 8 accredited art schools where art faculty who teach art classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the state of Idaho, which encompasses art training at the following levels:

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


  1. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Idaho State University

    921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83209

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  3. University of Idaho

    875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. The College of Idaho

    2112 Cleveland Blvd, Caldwell, Idaho 83605-4432

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  5. North Idaho College

    1000 West Garden Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-2199

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  6. Northwest Nazarene University

    623 S. Holly St, Nampa, Idaho 83686-5897

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  7. Brigham Young University-Idaho

    525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460

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  8. College of Southern Idaho

    315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

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Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Art Employment

Idaho 190
National 78,930

Of all of the art professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Idaho state.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Idaho

40 50 50 40 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Idaho, art is a growing field. In 2010 there were 50 more art professionals working in Idaho than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of art professionals has grown by 125%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of art professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Idaho

$38,980 $32,020 $37,363 $39,950 $46,685
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Idaho, as the number of art professionals is growing, the salaries earned by art professionals are increasing. The mean salary for art professionals in 2006 was $38,980 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $46,685 per year.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Idaho

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 17%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 149% pay differential between the highest paid art professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of art in Idaho.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Idaho

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design

In Idaho, art professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Art programs available for each degree type for all schools in Idaho


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited art schools in Idaho is increasing. In 2006, 217 students graduated from art courses in Idaho. And in 2010, 297 students graduated.

This represents a 37% increase in the number of art degree or certificate school graduates in Idaho state. A majority of these graduates, or 61%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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