Design Schools
In Olathe, Kansas

There is only one design school in Olathe for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Olathe, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Olathe Vs. Kansas Design Employment

Olathe 3,240
Kansas 3,100

Of the 3,100 design professionals employed in Kansas, 3,240 work in Olathe. There has been a 1% growth in the number of design professionals in Olathe between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Olathe has increased, overall employment in Olathe has also increased.

Olathe Vs. Kansas Design employment growth

3,850 3,490 3,660 3,380 3,100
3,220 3,220 3,580 3,510 3,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Olathe

Design VS. All professions salaries in Olathe

$41,954 $44,640 $49,695 $50,365 $46,633
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Olathe
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Olathe

As the number of design professionals in Olathe has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 design professionals in Olathe reportedly earned an average salary of $46,633 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Olathe was $41,954 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Olathe.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Olathe

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Design professionals in Olathe make a median yearly salary of $43,198. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 181%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,530 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,482 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Olathe

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Olathe


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

Design Programs Offered In Olathe


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Olathe


In 2010 approximately 11 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Olathe, Kansas

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