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Art Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

In River Forest, there are 2 art schools where art faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the art academic community in River Forest, and the future trends. Academia in art includes art training at the art bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Art Employment

River Forest 2,910
Illinois 3,630

Exactly 1,050 of Illinois' 1,630 art professionals work in River Forest. Between 2006 and 2010, in River Forest, there has been a 52% growth in the number of art professionals. Overall employment in River Forest has also increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois Art employment growth

1,620 1,720 1,680 1,730 1,630
690 820 950 1,010 1,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

Art VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$53,435 $45,170 $43,903 $46,330 $49,270
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

Salaries for art professionals in River Forest have decreased. River Forest art professionals made $49,270 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for art professionals in River Forest was $53,435 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in River Forest.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in River Forest

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Art professionals in River Forest earn a median salary of $46,820 per year. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 179%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,530 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in River Forest

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design

On average art professional salaries in River Forest are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art schools in River Forest


There are 2 accredited art schools in the city. Many of River Forest's art professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Art Programs Offered In River Forest


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in art offered by River Forest's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In River Forest


In 2010 approximately 21 students graduated from art courses.

Art Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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