Graphic Design Schools In Idaho

There are 4 accredited graphic design schools in Idaho for faculty who teach graphic design classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of graphic design and graphic design training in Idaho, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


  1. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

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  2. Lewis-Clark State College

    500 8th Ave, Lewiston, Idaho 83501-2698

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  3. North Idaho College

    1000 West Garden Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-2199

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  4. Northwest Nazarene University

    623 S. Holly St, Nampa, Idaho 83686-5897

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Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

Idaho 890
National 192,240

Of all of the graphic design professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Idaho.

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In Idaho

1,060 1,020 940 920 890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Idaho, graphic design is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 170 less graphic design professionals working in Idaho than there were in 2006. Thus, in Idaho, this field has shrunk by 16% in four years. This is faster than the trend for graphic design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of graphic design professionals has grown by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Graphic Design VS. All Professions salaries in Idaho

$37,420 $36,510 $38,400 $35,860 $36,770
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by graphic design professionals is decreasing in Idaho. In 2006 graphic design professionals made a mean salary of $37,420 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,770 per year.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Idaho

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Thus, there was a 2% decline in graphic design professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Idaho, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of graphic design. The pay differential between the highest paid graphic design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 166%

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Idaho

Computer Animation
Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design

In Idaho, graphic design professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Idaho


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited graphic design schools in Idaho is increasing. In Idaho, there were 24 graduates in 2006. And there were 29 graduates from graphic design courses in 2010.

This represents a 21% increase in the number of graphic design degree or certificate school graduates in Idaho state. 60% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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