Design Schools
In Topeka, Kansas

There is only one design school in Topeka for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Topeka, which includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Topeka Vs. Kansas Design Employment

Topeka 120
Kansas 3,100

Exactly 120 of the 3,100 design professionals employed in Kansas, work in Topeka. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Topeka has grown by 20%. As the number of design professionals in Topeka has increased, overall employment in Topeka has also increased.

Topeka Vs. Kansas Design employment growth

3,850 3,490 3,660 3,380 3,100
100 250 290 230 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Topeka

Design VS. All professions salaries in Topeka

$32,913 $30,607 $32,443 $36,783 $43,310
$35,320 $36,780 $37,980 $38,200 $38,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Topeka
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Topeka

Salaries for design professionals in Topeka have increased. In 2010 Topeka design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,310. The average salary for design professionals in Topeka was $32,913 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Topeka.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Topeka

10th percentile
$30,340
25th percentile
$35,040
50th percentile
$42,310
75th percentile
$48,820
90th percentile
$57,780

Topeka design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,310. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 90%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,340 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,780 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Topeka

Visual Communications
$43,310
Graphic Design
$43,310
Design
$43,310
Web Design
$43,310
Drafting
$43,680
Game Design
$55,997

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Topeka

1

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

Design Programs Offered In Topeka

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Topeka

associate
6
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

Approximately 6 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Topeka, Kansas

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