Graphic Design Schools In South Dakota

There are 4 accredited graphic design schools in South Dakota 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 South Dakota, which encompasses graphic design training at the graphic design bachelors degree level.


Schools

  1. Dakota State University

    820 N Washington, Madison, South Dakota 57042-1799

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  2. Dakota Wesleyan University

    1200 W University Ave, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301-4398

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  3. Mount Marty College

    1105 W. 8th Street, Yankton, South Dakota 57078-3724

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  4. South Dakota State University

    Administration Lane, Brookings, South Dakota 57007-1898

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

South Dakota 560
National 192,240

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

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In South Dakota

420 470 530 560 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Graphic Design is a growing field in South Dakota. There were 140 more graphic design professionals working in South Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Dakota, this field has grown by 33% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of graphic design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of graphic design professionals has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Graphic Design VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$31,940 $32,710 $33,050 $32,120 $32,910
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by graphic design professionals is increasing in South Dakota. Graphic design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $31,940 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $32,910 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in South Dakota

10th percentile
$24,550
25th percentile
$27,310
50th percentile
$31,620
75th percentile
$37,040
90th percentile
$44,340

Thus, graphic design professionals' salaries grew by 3% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 81% 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 South Dakota.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Art
$38,120
Computer Animation
$38,120
Design
$33,768
Graphic Design
$32,910
Visual Communications
$32,380
Web Design
$32,910

In South Dakota, 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 South Dakota

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited graphic design schools in South Dakota is decreasing. In South Dakota, there were 43 graduates in 2006. And there were 31 graduates from graphic design courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 28% percent decrease in the number of graphic design school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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