Design Schools
In Springfield, Illinois

In Springfield, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Springfield, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Illinois Design Employment

Springfield 190
Illinois 19,500

Of the 19,500 design professionals employed in Illinois, 190 work in Springfield. The number of design professionals in Springfield has shrunk by 30% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Springfield has increased.

Springfield Vs. Illinois Design employment growth

17,860 19,500 18,270 19,630 19,500
270 200 250 200 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Design VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$28,605 $28,680 $29,725 $31,735 $30,645
$38,260 $40,150 $41,300 $42,900 $44,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

As the number of design professionals in Springfield has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $30,645 per year was earned by design professionals in Springfield. The average salary for design professionals in Springfield was $28,605 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Springfield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
$19,710
25th percentile
$23,450
50th percentile
$28,900
75th percentile
$37,875
90th percentile
$44,200

Design professionals in Springfield earn a median salary of $28,900 per year. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 124%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,710 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $44,200 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Springfield

Design
$30,645
Graphic Design
$38,400
Web Design
$38,400
Computer Animation
$38,930
Visual Communications
$42,850
Drafting
$55,493
Game Design
$61,673

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Springfield

1

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

Design Programs Offered In Springfield

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Springfield's design schools offer 2 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Springfield

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Approximately 2 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Illinois

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