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Art Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

There are 4 art schools in Kansas City for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of art and art education in Kansas City, which includes art training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Art Employment

Kansas City 570
Missouri 1,720

Of the 1,040 art professionals employed in Missouri, 190 work in Kansas City. The number of art professionals in Kansas City has grown by 19% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Kansas City has also increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Art employment growth

450 710 740 680 1,040
160 300 340 330 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Art VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$29,635 $36,190 $48,180 $38,060 $38,130
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

Salaries for art professionals in Kansas City have increased. In 2010 art professionals in Kansas City reportedly earned an average salary of $38,130 per year. The average salary for art professionals in Kansas City was $29,635 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of art professionals in Kansas City is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Kansas City

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Art professionals in Kansas City earn a median salary of $36,730 per year. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 142%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,960 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $55,630 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design

Art professional salaries in Kansas City are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Kansas City


Many of Kansas City's art professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited art schools in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Kansas City


There are a total of 14 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Kansas City's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Kansas City


Approximately 172 students completed art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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