Industrial Design Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

In Chicago, there are 3 industrial design schools where industrial design faculty can find employment. The trends in Chicago's industrial design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes industrial design training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Industrial Design
  • Masters degree in Industrial Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Industrial Design Employment

Chicago 800
Illinois 1,890

Exactly 800 of the 1,890 industrial design professionals employed in Illinois, work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of industrial design professionals in Chicago has grown by 40%. As the employment for industrial design professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Industrial Design employment growth

750 1,030 1,250 1,280 1,890
570 770 940 1,000 800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Industrial Design VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$60,730 $43,920 $46,960 $50,910 $54,620
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Industrial Design in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for industrial design professionals have decreased. In 2010 Chicago industrial design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $54,620. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for industrial design professionals in Chicago was $60,730 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Industrial design professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$28,610
25th percentile
$36,740
50th percentile
$50,670
75th percentile
$63,980
90th percentile
$86,150

Industrial design professionals in Chicago make a median yearly salary of $50,670. The 10% of industrial design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,610 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 201% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Industrial design professionals and related professions in Chicago

Graphic Design
$53,900
Drafting
$54,193
Industrial Design
$54,620
Design
$58,565
Civil Engineering
$62,520
Architecture
$62,950
Mechanical Engineering
$64,836
Art
$67,433

On average industrial design professional salaries in Chicago are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Industrial Design schools in Chicago

3

Many of Chicago's industrial design professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited industrial design schools in the city.

Industrial Design Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Chicago's industrial design schools offer 3 industrial design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Industrial Design Degrees In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
28
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total31

Approximately 31 students graduated from industrial design courses in 2010.

Industrial Design Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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