Design Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

There is only one design school in Anchorage for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Anchorage, which encompasses design training at the design associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Design Employment

Anchorage 200
Alaska 320

Exactly 200 of the 320 design professionals employed in Alaska, work in Anchorage. Between 2006 and 2010, in Anchorage, there has been a 26% decline in the number of design professionals. As the number of design professionals in Anchorage has decreased, overall employment in Anchorage has increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Design employment growth

430 460 420 320 320
270 310 290 220 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Design VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$33,425 $43,507 $48,913 $44,147 $37,240
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

In Anchorage, salaries for design professionals have increased. Anchorage design professionals made $37,240 per year, on average, in 2010. Design professionals in Anchorage made a yearly average salary of $33,425, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Anchorage.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Anchorage

10th percentile
$25,450
25th percentile
$29,040
50th percentile
$36,495
75th percentile
$43,640
90th percentile
$50,540

Design professionals in Anchorage make a median yearly salary of $36,495. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,450 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $50,540 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Anchorage

Design
$37,240
Visual Communications
$42,250
Graphic Design
$49,820
Web Design
$49,820
Drafting
$66,667
Game Design
$67,547

Design professional salaries in Anchorage are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Anchorage

1

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

Design Programs Offered In Anchorage

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Anchorage's design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Anchorage

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Approximately 1 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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