Design Schools
In Chicago Heights, Illinois

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Chicago Heights. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Chicago Heights, which includes design training at the design certificate level.


Professional Trends

Chicago Heights Vs. Illinois Design Employment

Chicago Heights 13,890
Illinois 19,500

Exactly 13,890 of the 19,500 design professionals employed in Illinois, work in Chicago Heights. There has been a 8% growth in the number of design professionals in Chicago Heights between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Chicago Heights has increased, overall employment in Chicago Heights has also increased.

Chicago Heights Vs. Illinois Design employment growth

17,860 19,500 18,270 19,630 19,500
12,900 14,370 13,160 14,760 13,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago Heights

Design VS. All professions salaries in Chicago Heights

$51,046 $51,527 $49,375 $58,272 $58,565
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Chicago Heights
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago Heights

As the number of design professionals in Chicago Heights has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,565 per year was earned by design professionals in Chicago Heights. The average salary for design professionals in Chicago Heights was $51,046 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Chicago Heights is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Chicago Heights

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Chicago Heights design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,152. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 166%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,378 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,564 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Chicago Heights

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

On average design professional salaries in Chicago Heights are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Chicago Heights


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

Design Programs Offered In Chicago Heights


Chicago Heights' design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Chicago Heights


Approximately 3 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Chicago Heights, Illinois

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