Design Schools
In Ypsilanti, Michigan

There is only one design school in Ypsilanti for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Ypsilanti, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Design
  • Masters degree in Design


Professional Trends

Ypsilanti Vs. Michigan Design Employment

Ypsilanti 610
Michigan 11,970

Exactly 610 of Michigan's 11,970 design professionals work in Ypsilanti. The number of design professionals in Ypsilanti has shrunk by 9% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Ypsilanti has decreased, overall employment in Ypsilanti has also decreased.

Ypsilanti Vs. Michigan Design employment growth

17,220 17,930 15,000 13,330 11,970
670 680 790 740 610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Ypsilanti

Design VS. All professions salaries in Ypsilanti

$48,982 $63,447 $57,184 $56,782 $52,502
$46,370 $47,850 $48,880 $48,930 $48,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Ypsilanti
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ypsilanti

As the number of design professionals in Ypsilanti has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Ypsilanti design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $52,502. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Ypsilanti was $48,982 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Ypsilanti is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Ypsilanti

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Ypsilanti design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,052. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 220%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,202 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,726 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Ypsilanti

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Ypsilanti


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

Design Programs Offered In Ypsilanti


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Ypsilanti


In 2010 approximately 27 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Ypsilanti, Michigan

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