Graphic Design Schools In Montana

There are 2 accredited graphic design schools in Montana for faculty who teach graphic design classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in graphic design in the state of Montana, which encompasses graphic design training at the following levels:


  1. Flathead Valley Community College

    777 Grandview Dr, Kalispell, Montana 59901

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  2. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

    2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, Montana 59405

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

Montana 560
National 192,240

Approximately 0% of the country's graphic design professionals work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In Montana

690 690 520 570 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Montana, the field of graphic design is shrinking. 130 less graphic design professionals were working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Montana, this field has shrunk by 19% 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 Montana

$27,710 $31,440 $35,400 $37,420 $36,860
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to graphic design professionals are growing in Montana. The mean salary for graphic design professionals in 2006 was $27,710 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $36,860 per year.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Montana

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This represents a growth in salaries of 25%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Montana state, within the field of graphic design, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid graphic design professionals earn 162% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Montana

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design

Graphic design professionals in Montana earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an associate's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Montana

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