Graphic Design Schools
In Minneapolis, Minnesota

In Minneapolis, there are 5 graphic design schools where graphic design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in graphic design in the city of Minneapolis, which encompasses graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Graphic Design Employment

Minneapolis 4,090
Minnesota 5,160

Exactly 4,090 of the 5,160 graphic design professionals employed in Minnesota, work in Minneapolis. The number of graphic design professionals in Minneapolis has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for graphic design professionals in Minneapolis has increased, overall employment in Minneapolis has also increased.

Minneapolis Vs. Minnesota Graphic Design employment growth

5,090 5,210 5,380 5,320 5,160
3,970 4,010 4,160 4,190 4,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Minneapolis

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Minneapolis

$45,930 $47,540 $48,460 $48,630 $48,120
$44,980 $46,410 $47,860 $48,670 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Minneapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Minneapolis

In Minneapolis, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. In 2010 graphic design professionals in Minneapolis reportedly earned an average salary of $48,120 per year. Graphic design professionals in Minneapolis made a yearly average salary of $45,930, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Minneapolis.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Minneapolis

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

Minneapolis graphic design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,880. The difference in pay between the graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 155%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,280 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,620 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Minneapolis

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Computer Animation

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

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Minneapolis


There are 5 accredited graphic design schools in the city. Many of Minneapolis' graphic design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Minneapolis


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in graphic design offered by Minneapolis' graphic design schools.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Minneapolis


In 2010 approximately 139 students completed graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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