Design Schools
In Benton Harbor, Michigan

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

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Benton Harbor Vs. Michigan Design Employment

Benton Harbor 260
Michigan 11,970

Exactly 260 of the 11,970 design professionals employed in Michigan, work in Benton Harbor. The number of design professionals in Benton Harbor has grown by 160% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Benton Harbor has also increased.

Benton Harbor Vs. Michigan Design employment growth

17,220 17,930 15,000 13,330 11,970
100 270 310 230 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Benton Harbor

Design VS. All professions salaries in Benton Harbor

$25,360 $55,883 $55,520 $50,500 $44,225
$36,380 $38,310 $39,790 $38,810 $39,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Benton Harbor
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Benton Harbor

As the number of design professionals in Benton Harbor has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 Benton Harbor design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,225. The average salary for design professionals in Benton Harbor was $25,360 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Benton Harbor is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Benton Harbor

10th percentile
$31,212
25th percentile
$36,018
50th percentile
$42,395
75th percentile
$50,340
90th percentile
$61,548

Design professionals in Benton Harbor earn a median salary of $42,395 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,212 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,548 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Benton Harbor

Web Design
$40,000
Visual Communications
$40,000
Graphic Design
$40,000
Design
$44,225
Drafting
$47,140
Game Design
$53,395
Industrial Design
$58,150

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Benton Harbor

1

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

Design Programs Offered In Benton Harbor

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Benton Harbor's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Benton Harbor

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

Approximately 3 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Benton Harbor, Michigan

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