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Design Schools
In Carbondale, Illinois

In Carbondale, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The trends in Carbondale's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Carbondale Vs. Illinois Design Employment

Carbondale 250
Illinois 19,500

Of the 19,500 design professionals employed in Illinois, 250 work in Carbondale. Between 2006 and 2010, in Carbondale, there has been a 14% growth in the number of design professionals. As the number of design professionals in Carbondale has increased, overall employment in Carbondale has also increased.

Carbondale Vs. Illinois Design employment growth

17,860 19,500 18,270 19,630 19,500
220 210 220 No data 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Carbondale

Design VS. All professions salaries in Carbondale

$25,465 $26,083 $28,593 No data $30,603
$31,770 $32,930 $35,290 No data $37,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Carbondale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Carbondale

As the number of design professionals in Carbondale has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 Carbondale design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $30,603. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Carbondale made an average salary of $25,465 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Carbondale.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Carbondale

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Design professionals in Carbondale earn a median salary of $29,080 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,677 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 96% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Carbondale

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Interior Design
Game Design

On average design professionals in Carbondale earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Carbondale.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Carbondale


There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Carbondale's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Carbondale


There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Carbondale's design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Carbondale


Approximately 9 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Carbondale, Illinois

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