Design Schools
In Kent, Ohio

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

  • Bachelors degree in Design
  • Masters degree in Design


Professional Trends

Kent Vs. Ohio Design Employment

Kent 1,090
Ohio 14,150

Of the 14,150 design professionals employed in Ohio, 1,090 work in Kent. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Kent has shrunk by 11%. As the number of design professionals in Kent has decreased, overall employment in Kent has increased.

Kent Vs. Ohio Design employment growth

16,490 16,500 16,370 14,870 14,150
1,220 1,110 1,150 1,020 1,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Kent

Design VS. All professions salaries in Kent

$39,407 $40,043 $40,540 $43,234 $45,352
$37,640 $38,750 $40,010 $40,300 $41,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Kent
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kent

In Kent, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $45,352 per year was earned by design professionals in Kent. Design professionals in Kent made a yearly average salary of $39,407, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Kent is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Kent

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals in Kent make a median yearly salary of $41,924. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,890 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 184% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Kent

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Kent


There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Kent's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Kent


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Kent's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Kent


In 2010 approximately 134 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Kent, Ohio

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