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Design Schools
In Eugene, Oregon

In Eugene, there are 2 design schools where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Eugene, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Eugene Vs. Oregon Design Employment

Eugene 290
Oregon 4,460

Exactly 290 of the 4,460 design professionals employed in Oregon, work in Eugene. Between 2006 and 2010, in Eugene, there has been a 34% decline in the number of design professionals. As the employment for design professionals in Eugene has decreased, overall employment in Eugene has increased.

Eugene Vs. Oregon Design employment growth

4,610 5,020 5,490 5,020 4,460
440 470 460 390 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Eugene

Design VS. All professions salaries in Eugene

$34,260 $32,277 $36,413 $36,547 $36,343
$35,970 $36,850 $38,450 $39,390 $40,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Eugene
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Eugene

Salaries for design professionals in Eugene have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Eugene reportedly earned an average salary of $36,343 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Eugene was $34,260 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Eugene.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Eugene

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

Design professionals in Eugene make a median yearly salary of $35,503. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 139%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,797 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $49,757 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Eugene

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Game Design

Eugene design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Eugene


There are 2 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Eugene's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Eugene


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Eugene's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Eugene


Approximately 27 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Eugene, Oregon

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