Design Schools
In Akron, Ohio

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Akron. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Akron, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Design
  • Masters degree in Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Akron Vs. Ohio Design Employment

Akron 1,090
Ohio 14,150

Of the 14,150 design professionals employed in Ohio, 1,090 work in Akron. The number of design professionals in Akron has shrunk by 11% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of design professionals in Akron has decreased, overall employment in Akron has increased.

Akron Vs. Ohio Design employment growth

16,490 16,500 16,370 14,870 14,150
1,220 1,110 1,150 1,020 1,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Akron

Design VS. All professions salaries in Akron

$39,407 $40,043 $40,540 $43,234 $45,352
$37,640 $38,750 $40,010 $40,300 $41,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Akron
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Akron

In Akron, salaries for design professionals have increased. Akron design professionals made $45,352 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Akron made an average salary of $39,407 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Akron is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Akron

10th percentile
$25,890
25th percentile
$32,620
50th percentile
$41,924
75th percentile
$53,812
90th percentile
$73,456

Design professionals make a median salary of $41,924 per year in Akron. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,890 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 184% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Akron

Web Design
$38,340
Graphic Design
$38,340
Interior Design
$43,650
Drafting
$45,010
Design
$45,352
Visual Communications
$48,180
Computer Animation
$50,720
Industrial Design
$51,060
Game Design
$64,550

On average design professional salaries in Akron are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Akron

1

There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Akron's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Akron

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Akron

associate
0
bachelor
37
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total38

In 2010 approximately 38 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Akron, Ohio

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