Design Schools
In Springfield, Missouri

Design faculty can choose to work at one of 4 design schools in Springfield. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Springfield, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Missouri Design Employment

Springfield 620
Missouri 7,000

Of the 7,000 design professionals employed in Missouri, 620 work in Springfield. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Springfield has grown by 27%. As the employment for design professionals in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Missouri Design employment growth

8,180 8,510 8,410 7,710 7,000
490 510 440 550 620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Design VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$35,493 $39,018 $39,370 $38,856 $40,484
$31,300 $32,220 $33,840 $34,490 $35,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

Salaries for design professionals in Springfield have increased. Springfield design professionals made $40,484 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Springfield made an average salary of $35,493 per year. 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
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals make a median salary of $35,766 per year in Springfield. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 187%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,468 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,406 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Springfield

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

Springfield design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Springfield


There are 4 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Springfield's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Springfield


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Springfield


Approximately 68 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Missouri

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