Design Schools
In Lawrence, Kansas

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

  • Bachelors degree in Design
  • Masters degree in Design


Professional Trends

Lawrence Vs. Kansas Design Employment

Lawrence 100
Kansas 3,100

Exactly 100 of the 3,100 design professionals employed in Kansas, work in Lawrence. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Lawrence has shrunk by 37%. As the employment for design professionals in Lawrence has decreased, overall employment in Lawrence has also decreased.

Lawrence Vs. Kansas Design employment growth

3,850 3,490 3,660 3,380 3,100
160 120 120 110 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Lawrence

Design VS. All professions salaries in Lawrence

$33,130 $34,640 $33,180 $34,930 $34,060
$33,040 $34,240 $35,330 $36,030 $36,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Lawrence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lawrence

Salaries for design professionals in Lawrence have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $34,060 per year was earned by design professionals in Lawrence. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Lawrence made an average salary of $33,130 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lawrence.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Lawrence

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

Design professionals in Lawrence earn a median salary of $32,490 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,450 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $51,370 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Lawrence

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Game Design

Design professional salaries in Lawrence are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Lawrence


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

Design Programs Offered In Lawrence


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Lawrence's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Lawrence


Approximately 85 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Lawrence, Kansas

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