Design Schools
In Madison, South Dakota

In Madison, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Madison, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Madison Vs. South Dakota Design Employment

Madison 210
South Dakota 980

Exactly 210 of the 980 design professionals employed in South Dakota, work in Madison. There has been a 5% decline in the number of design professionals in Madison between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Madison has also decreased.

Madison Vs. South Dakota Design employment growth

850 950 970 990 980
220 240 230 No data 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Madison

Design VS. All professions salaries in Madison

$27,200 $27,883 $28,263 No data $25,695
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Madison
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Madison

As the number of design professionals in Madison has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have also decreased. Madison design professionals made $25,695 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Madison made an average salary of $27,200 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Madison.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Madison

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Design professionals in Madison earn a median salary of $24,500 per year. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 68%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,980 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $33,625 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Madison

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Madison


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

Design Programs Offered In Madison


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Madison


Approximately 9 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Madison, South Dakota

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