Design Schools
In Boise, Idaho

There are 2 design schools in Boise for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Boise, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design
  • Masters degree in Design


Professional Trends

Boise Vs. Idaho Design Employment

Boise 630
Idaho 1,730

Exactly 630 of Idaho's 1,730 design professionals work in Boise. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boise, there has been a 15% decline in the number of design professionals. As the number of design professionals in Boise has decreased, overall employment in Boise has increased.

Boise Vs. Idaho Design employment growth

2,100 2,180 1,960 1,890 1,730
740 720 750 770 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Idaho
  • Dark Yellow: Boise

Design VS. All professions salaries in Boise

$46,202 $42,750 $46,108 $37,088 $41,855
$37,260 $37,420 $39,300 $39,600 $40,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Boise
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boise

In Boise, salaries for design professionals have decreased. In 2010 design professionals in Boise reportedly earned an average salary of $41,855 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Boise was $46,202 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of design professionals in Boise is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Boise

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25th percentile
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Boise design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $37,837. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,590 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $64,077 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Boise

Industrial Design
Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Interior Design
Computer Animation
Game Design

On average design professionals in Boise earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Boise.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Boise


There are 2 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Boise's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Boise


Boise's design schools offer 6 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Boise


In 2010 approximately 76 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Boise, Idaho

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