Design Schools
In Highland, Kansas

The city of Highland has only one school where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Highland, which includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Highland Vs. Kansas Design Employment

Highland 70
Kansas 3,100

Of the 3,100 design professionals employed in Kansas, 70 work in Highland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Highland, there has been a 75% growth in the number of design professionals. Overall employment in Highland has also increased.

Highland Vs. Kansas Design employment growth

3,850 3,490 3,660 3,380 3,100
40 30 80 70 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Highland

Design VS. All professions salaries in Highland

$26,870 $21,910 $26,560 $28,400 $31,455
$31,040 $31,750 $33,230 $33,830 $35,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Highland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Highland

In Highland, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Highland reportedly earned an average salary of $31,455 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Highland was $26,870 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Highland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Highland

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Design professionals in Highland earn a median salary of $27,110 per year. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 157%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,460 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $50,100 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Highland

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

Highland design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Highland


Many of Highland's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Highland


There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Highland's design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Highland


Approximately 6 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Highland, Kansas

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