Design Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

The city of Columbus has 9 schools where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Columbus, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Design Employment

Columbus 3,030
Ohio 14,150

Exactly 3,030 of Ohio's 14,150 design professionals work in Columbus. The number of design professionals in Columbus has shrunk by 10% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of design professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Design employment growth

16,490 16,500 16,370 14,870 14,150
3,370 3,200 3,510 3,360 3,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Design VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$43,992 $50,401 $52,254 $53,753 $52,243
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

Salaries for design professionals in Columbus have increased. Columbus design professionals made $52,243 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Columbus made an average salary of $43,992 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$26,552
25th percentile
$36,347
50th percentile
$45,542
75th percentile
$63,340
90th percentile
$85,548

Design professionals in Columbus make a median yearly salary of $45,542. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,552 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 222% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Columbus

Drafting
$45,725
Visual Communications
$46,303
Web Design
$49,430
Graphic Design
$49,430
Design
$52,243
Interior Design
$54,770
Industrial Design
$55,040
Computer Animation
$67,060
Game Design
$74,318

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Columbus

9

There are 9 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Columbus' design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
2
bachelor
10
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total15

Columbus' design schools offer 15 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Columbus

associate
29
bachelor
237
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
10
Total286

Approximately 286 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of design faculty in Columbus, growth in the field of design academia and faculty salaries in Columbus. If you are involved in teaching design courses to students at the certificate in design, associates degree in design, bachelors degree in design, and masters degree in design levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future design faculty in Columbus. Once you have submitted your information, you will be able to view a summary of some of the data we have collected so far.

Schools

Career Index

Your free online education database