Design Schools
In Kalispell, Montana

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

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Kalispell Vs. Montana Design Employment

Kalispell 60
Montana 850

Exactly 60 of Montana's 850 design professionals work in Kalispell. There has been a 62% decline in the number of design professionals in Kalispell between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in Kalispell has decreased, overall employment in Kalispell has increased.

Kalispell Vs. Montana Design employment growth

1,280 1,250 900 910 850
160 170 130 No data 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Montana
  • Dark Yellow: Kalispell

Design VS. All professions salaries in Kalispell

$32,767 $32,713 $29,345 No data $38,110
$29,920 $31,120 $32,550 No data $34,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Kalispell
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kalispell

As the number of design professionals in Kalispell has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. Kalispell design professionals made $38,110 per year, on average, in 2010. Design professionals in Kalispell made a yearly average salary of $32,767, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Kalispell is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Kalispell

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Design professionals in Kalispell earn a median salary of $33,860 per year. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 210%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,200 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,640 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Kalispell

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Kalispell


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

Design Programs Offered In Kalispell


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Kalispell's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Kalispell


In 2010 approximately 5 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Kalispell, Montana

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