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Design Schools
In Dayton, Ohio

In Dayton, there are 4 design schools where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Dayton, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Dayton Vs. Ohio Design Employment

Dayton 1,080
Ohio 14,150

Exactly 1,080 of the 14,150 design professionals employed in Ohio, work in Dayton. Between 2006 and 2010, in Dayton, there has been a 5% decline in the number of design professionals. Overall employment in Dayton has increased.

Dayton Vs. Ohio Design employment growth

16,490 16,500 16,370 14,870 14,150
1,140 1,200 1,410 1,340 1,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Dayton

Design VS. All professions salaries in Dayton

$43,453 $46,106 $49,383 $46,653 $47,160
$38,670 $39,840 $40,900 $41,750 $42,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Dayton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dayton

As the number of design professionals in Dayton has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,160 per year was earned by design professionals in Dayton. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Dayton made an average salary of $43,453 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Dayton.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Dayton

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals in Dayton make a median yearly salary of $45,484. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,624 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 147% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Dayton

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Dayton


There are 4 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Dayton's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Dayton


Dayton's design schools offer 7 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Dayton


In 2010 approximately 133 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Dayton, Ohio

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