Design Schools
In South Bend, Indiana

The city of South Bend has 2 schools where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in South Bend, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

South Bend Vs. Indiana Design Employment

South Bend 330
Indiana 7,080

Exactly 330 of the 7,080 design professionals employed in Indiana, work in South Bend. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in South Bend has shrunk by 6%. Overall employment in South Bend has increased.

South Bend Vs. Indiana Design employment growth

7,850 7,800 7,960 7,320 7,080
350 200 340 320 330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: South Bend

Design VS. All professions salaries in South Bend

$35,160 $27,655 $30,963 $31,607 $29,877
$34,560 $36,140 $36,780 $37,590 $39,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in South Bend
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in South Bend

As the number of design professionals in South Bend has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $29,877 per year was earned by design professionals in South Bend. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in South Bend was $35,160 per year. The decline in the salary of design professionals in South Bend is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in South Bend

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Design professionals make a median salary of $25,950 per year in South Bend. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,453 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 138% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in South Bend

Interior Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Graphic Design
Game Design

On average design professionals in South Bend earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in South Bend.

Educational Trends

Design schools in South Bend


Many of South Bend's design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In South Bend


South Bend's design schools offer 3 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In South Bend


In 2010 approximately 25 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in South Bend, Indiana

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