Design Schools
In Omaha, Nebraska

Design faculty can choose to work at one of 5 design schools in Omaha. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Omaha, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design


Professional Trends

Omaha Vs. Nebraska Design Employment

Omaha 1,110
Nebraska 2,150

Of the 2,150 design professionals employed in Nebraska, 1,110 work in Omaha. Between 2006 and 2010, in Omaha, there has been a 5% decline in the number of design professionals. As the number of design professionals in Omaha has decreased, overall employment in Omaha has increased.

Omaha Vs. Nebraska Design employment growth

2,260 2,240 2,400 2,430 2,150
1,170 1,190 1,410 1,320 1,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nebraska
  • Dark Yellow: Omaha

Design VS. All professions salaries in Omaha

$38,970 $39,738 $41,305 $44,503 $46,448
$37,010 $37,750 $38,640 $40,000 $41,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Omaha
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Omaha

In Omaha, salaries for design professionals have increased. Omaha design professionals made $46,448 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Omaha was $38,970 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Omaha is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Omaha

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25th percentile
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Design professionals make a median salary of $43,303 per year in Omaha. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,320 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $77,628 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Omaha

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Omaha


Many of Omaha's design professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Omaha


Omaha's design schools offer 8 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Omaha


In 2010 approximately 141 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Omaha, Nebraska

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