Design Schools
In Union, Missouri

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

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Union Vs. Missouri Design Employment

Union 3,250
Missouri 7,000

Of the 7,000 design professionals employed in Missouri, 3,250 work in Union. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Union has shrunk by 20%. As the employment for design professionals in Union has decreased, overall employment in Union has increased.

Union Vs. Missouri Design employment growth

8,180 8,510 8,410 7,710 7,000
4,060 3,960 3,700 3,370 3,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Union

Design VS. All professions salaries in Union

$44,596 $48,969 $46,590 $49,503 $50,066
$38,930 $40,630 $42,230 $42,900 $43,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Union
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Union

As the number of design professionals in Union has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Union design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $50,066. Design professionals in Union made a yearly average salary of $44,596, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Union.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Union

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Union design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,500. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 170%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,289 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,271 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Union

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Union


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

Design Programs Offered In Union


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Union


Approximately 31 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Union, Missouri

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