Design Schools
In Las Vegas, Nevada

In Las Vegas, there are 3 design schools where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Las Vegas, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design


Professional Trends

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Design Employment

Las Vegas 1,840
Nevada 2,540

Of the 2,540 design professionals employed in Nevada, 1,840 work in Las Vegas. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Las Vegas has shrunk by 21%. Overall employment in Las Vegas has also decreased.

Las Vegas Vs. Nevada Design employment growth

3,190 2,940 3,300 2,760 2,540
2,320 2,200 2,310 1,990 1,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nevada
  • Dark Yellow: Las Vegas

Design VS. All professions salaries in Las Vegas

$46,900 $50,731 $54,589 $54,120 $54,417
$35,510 $37,020 $38,720 $40,070 $40,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Las Vegas
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Vegas

As the number of design professionals in Las Vegas has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,417 per year was earned by design professionals in Las Vegas. The average salary for design professionals in Las Vegas was $46,900 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Las Vegas.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Las Vegas

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

Design professionals in Las Vegas make a median yearly salary of $51,193. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 188%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,428 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,667 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Las Vegas

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Las Vegas


There are 3 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Las Vegas' design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Las Vegas


Las Vegas' design schools offer 5 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Las Vegas


Approximately 32 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada

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