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Design Schools
In Elk River, Minnesota

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Elk River. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Elk River, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Elk River Vs. Minnesota Design Employment

Elk River 7,580
Minnesota 9,480

Of the 9,480 design professionals employed in Minnesota, 7,580 work in Elk River. The number of design professionals in Elk River has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Elk River has also increased.

Elk River Vs. Minnesota Design employment growth

9,110 9,770 10,250 9,610 9,480
7,030 7,400 7,930 7,410 7,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Minnesota
  • Dark Yellow: Elk River

Design VS. All professions salaries in Elk River

$50,220 $53,003 $55,516 $52,140 $51,909
$44,980 $46,410 $47,860 $48,670 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Elk River
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elk River

In Elk River, salaries for design professionals have increased. Elk River design professionals made $51,909 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Elk River made an average salary of $50,220 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Elk River.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Elk River

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Elk River design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $48,720. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 161%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,501 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,715 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Elk River

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Elk River


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

Design Programs Offered In Elk River

No data at this time.

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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Elk River

No data at this time.

Design Faculty Salaries in Elk River, Minnesota

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