Design Schools
In Great Falls, Montana

There is only one design school in Great Falls 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 Great Falls, which encompasses design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Great Falls Vs. Montana Design Employment

Great Falls 40
Montana 850

Of the 850 design professionals employed in Montana, 40 work in Great Falls. There has been a 0% decline in the number of design professionals in Great Falls between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in Great Falls has decreased, overall employment in Great Falls has increased.

Great Falls Vs. Montana Design employment growth

1,280 1,250 900 910 850
40 50 30 40 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Montana
  • Dark Yellow: Great Falls

Design VS. All professions salaries in Great Falls

$33,570 $35,570 $31,500 $27,890 $31,240
$30,370 $31,320 $32,780 $33,680 $34,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Great Falls
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Great Falls

As the number of design professionals in Great Falls has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have also decreased. Great Falls design professionals made $31,240 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for design professionals in Great Falls was $33,570 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of design professionals in Great Falls is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Great Falls

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Great Falls design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $28,350. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 142%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,270 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $49,040 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Great Falls

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Great Falls


Many of Great Falls' design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Great Falls


Great Falls' design schools offer 3 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Great Falls


In 2010 approximately 23 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Great Falls, Montana

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