Graphic Design Schools In Kentucky

Graphic Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited graphic design schools in Kentucky. The trends in Kentucky's graphic design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in graphic design includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Daymar College-Paducah Main

    509 South 30th Street, Paducah, Kentucky 42001-8252

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  2. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  3. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  4. Sullivan College of Technology and Design

    3901 Atkinson Square Dr, Louisville, Kentucky 40218

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  5. Brown Mackie College-Louisville

    3605 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  6. Daymar College-Louisville

    4112 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40219

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  7. Spencerian College-Lexington

    1575 Winchester Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40505-4515

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

Kentucky 1,730
National 192,240

Of all of the graphic design professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In Kentucky

1,640 1,970 2,020 1,950 1,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of graphic design professionals is growing in Kentucky. In Kentucky, 90 more graphic design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 5% growth in the field. 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 Kentucky

$36,880 $37,120 $35,830 $35,910 $38,090
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kentucky, as the number of graphic design professionals is growing, the salaries earned by graphic design professionals are increasing. Graphic design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $36,880 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $38,090 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$19,740
25th percentile
$26,540
50th percentile
$36,560
75th percentile
$46,390
90th percentile
$57,220

This represents a 3% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 190% pay differential between the highest paid graphic design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of graphic design in Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Art
$50,300
Computer Animation
$55,970
Design
$40,955
Graphic Design
$38,090
Visual Communications
$36,645
Web Design
$38,090

In Kentucky, graphic design professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total9

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited graphic design schools in Kentucky is increasing. In 2006, 30 students graduated from graphic design courses in Kentucky. And in 2010, 71 students graduated.

This represents a 137% increase in the number of graphic design degree or certificate school graduates in Kentucky state. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned a associate's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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