Graphic Design Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

In Elgin, there are 2 graphic design schools where graphic design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the graphic design academic community in Elgin, and the future trends. Academia in graphic design includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Graphic Design Employment

Elgin 7,800
Illinois 9,870

Exactly 7,800 of the 9,870 graphic design professionals employed in Illinois, work in Elgin. The number of graphic design professionals in Elgin has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of graphic design professionals in Elgin has increased, overall employment in Elgin has also increased.

Elgin Vs. Illinois Graphic Design employment growth

9,240 10,180 9,960 9,710 9,870
6,760 7,740 7,500 7,690 7,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Elgin

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$48,140 $49,310 $49,830 $53,710 $53,900
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

Salaries for graphic design professionals in Elgin have increased. In 2010 graphic design professionals in Elgin reportedly earned an average salary of $53,900 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for graphic design professionals in Elgin was $48,140 per year. The growth in the salary of graphic design professionals in Elgin is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Elgin

10th percentile
$30,290
25th percentile
$38,820
50th percentile
$48,230
75th percentile
$66,790
90th percentile
$83,970

Graphic design professionals in Elgin make a median yearly salary of $48,230. The difference in pay between the graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 177%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,290 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,970 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Elgin

Visual Communications
$52,693
Web Design
$53,900
Graphic Design
$53,900
Design
$58,565
Computer Animation
$62,850
Art
$67,433

Graphic design professional salaries in Elgin are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Elgin

2

There are 2 accredited graphic design schools in the city. Many of Elgin's graphic design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Elgin

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in graphic design offered by Elgin's graphic design schools.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Elgin

associate
7
bachelor
8
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total15

In 2010 approximately 15 students graduated from graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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