Design Schools
In Moorhead, Minnesota

Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 design schools in Moorhead. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Moorhead, which encompasses design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Moorhead Vs. Minnesota Design Employment

Moorhead 340
Minnesota 9,480

Exactly 340 of the 9,480 design professionals employed in Minnesota, work in Moorhead. Between 2006 and 2010, in Moorhead, there has been a 3% growth in the number of design professionals. Overall employment in Moorhead has also increased.

Moorhead Vs. Minnesota Design employment growth

9,110 9,770 10,250 9,610 9,480
330 350 370 360 340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Moorhead

Design VS. All professions salaries in Moorhead

$24,880 $26,677 $29,777 $34,488 $32,400
$34,040 $34,940 $36,500 $36,960 $37,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Moorhead
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Moorhead

In Moorhead, salaries for design professionals have increased. Moorhead design professionals made $32,400 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Moorhead made an average salary of $24,880 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Moorhead.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Moorhead

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Design professionals in Moorhead earn a median salary of $31,527 per year. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 107%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,940 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $45,483 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Moorhead

Visual Communications
Web Design
Graphic Design
Interior Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Moorhead


There are 2 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Moorhead's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Moorhead


There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Moorhead's design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Moorhead


In 2010 approximately 32 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Moorhead, Minnesota

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