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Design Schools
In Ankeny, Iowa

The city of Ankeny has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Ankeny, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Ankeny Vs. Iowa Design Employment

Ankeny 1,130
Iowa 3,790

Of the 3,790 design professionals employed in Iowa, 1,130 work in Ankeny. The number of design professionals in Ankeny has grown by 66% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of design professionals in Ankeny has increased, overall employment in Ankeny has also increased.

Ankeny Vs. Iowa Design employment growth

3,770 3,990 3,940 3,720 3,790
680 610 930 840 1,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Ankeny

Design VS. All professions salaries in Ankeny

$35,893 $40,238 $41,826 $39,718 $51,670
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Ankeny
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ankeny

Salaries for design professionals in Ankeny have increased. Ankeny design professionals made $51,670 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Ankeny was $35,893 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Ankeny is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Ankeny

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25th percentile
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Design professionals in Ankeny make a median yearly salary of $48,967. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,155 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 151% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Ankeny

Visual Communications
Interior Design
Graphic Design
Web Design
Industrial Design
Computer Animation
Game Design

Design professional salaries in Ankeny are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Ankeny


Many of Ankeny's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Ankeny


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Ankeny's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Ankeny


Approximately 44 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Ankeny, Iowa

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