Interior Design Schools In Iowa

There are 6 accredited interior design schools in Iowa for faculty who teach interior design classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in interior design in the state of Iowa, which encompasses interior design training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Eastern Iowa Community College District

    306 W River Dr, Davenport, Iowa 52801-1221

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  2. Hawkeye Community College

    1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo, Iowa 50701

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  3. Iowa State University

    3410 Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2030

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  4. Kirkwood Community College

    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068

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  5. University of Northern Iowa

    1222 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0005

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  6. Western Iowa Tech Community College

    4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51102-5199

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Interior Design Employment

Iowa 320
National 40,120

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

Employment Growth for Interior design professionals In Iowa

370 310 360 290 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Interior Design is a shrinking field in Iowa. 50 less interior design professionals were working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Iowa, this field has shrunk by 14% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of interior design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of interior design professionals has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010.

Interior Design VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$34,570 $36,890 $38,800 $39,170 $43,400
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by interior design professionals is increasing in Iowa. Interior design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $34,570 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $43,400 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$24,770
25th percentile
$30,990
50th percentile
$38,820
75th percentile
$49,650
90th percentile
$63,870

Thus, interior design professionals' salaries grew by 20% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Iowa, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of interior design. The pay differential between the highest paid interior design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 158%

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in Iowa

Art
$50,792
Design
$45,685
Graphic Design
$39,710
Interior Design
$43,400

Interior design professionals in Iowa earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Interior Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa

associate
4
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

As the number of interior design professionals is decreasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited interior design schools in Iowa state is decreasing. In Iowa, there were 108 graduates in 2006. And there were 94 graduates from interior design courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 13% percent decrease in the number of interior design school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned a associate's degree in interior design.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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