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Design Schools
In Cedar Falls, Iowa

The city of Cedar Falls 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 Cedar Falls, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Cedar Falls Vs. Iowa Design Employment

Cedar Falls 170
Iowa 3,790

Of the 3,790 design professionals employed in Iowa, 170 work in Cedar Falls. Between 2006 and 2010, in Cedar Falls, there has been a 26% decline in the number of design professionals. Overall employment in Cedar Falls has increased.

Cedar Falls Vs. Iowa Design employment growth

3,770 3,990 3,940 3,720 3,790
230 250 250 270 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Cedar Falls

Design VS. All professions salaries in Cedar Falls

$25,460 $29,213 $33,793 $38,370 $35,047
$31,860 $32,460 $34,030 $35,960 $37,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Cedar Falls
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cedar Falls

Salaries for design professionals in Cedar Falls have increased. In 2010 Cedar Falls design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $35,047. Design professionals in Cedar Falls made a yearly average salary of $25,460, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Cedar Falls.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Cedar Falls

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25th percentile
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Design professionals in Cedar Falls make a median yearly salary of $34,553. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 82%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,783 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $43,247 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Cedar Falls

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Interior Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Cedar Falls


Many of Cedar Falls' design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Cedar Falls


There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Cedar Falls' design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Cedar Falls


Approximately 14 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Cedar Falls, Iowa

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