Design Schools
In Aberdeen, South Dakota

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Aberdeen. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Aberdeen, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Aberdeen Vs. South Dakota Design Employment

Aberdeen 210
South Dakota 980

Exactly 210 of the 980 design professionals employed in South Dakota, work in Aberdeen. There has been a 5% decline in the number of design professionals in Aberdeen between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Aberdeen has decreased, overall employment in Aberdeen has also decreased.

Aberdeen Vs. South Dakota Design employment growth

850 950 970 990 980
220 240 230 No data 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Aberdeen

Design VS. All professions salaries in Aberdeen

$27,200 $27,883 $28,263 No data $25,695
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Aberdeen
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Aberdeen

Salaries for design professionals in Aberdeen have decreased. In 2010 Aberdeen design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $25,695. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Aberdeen was $27,200 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Aberdeen.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Aberdeen

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

Aberdeen design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $24,500. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,980 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 68% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Aberdeen

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Aberdeen


Many of Aberdeen's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Aberdeen


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Aberdeen's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Aberdeen


In 2010 approximately 3 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Aberdeen, South Dakota

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