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Design Schools
In Galesburg, Illinois

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


Professional Trends

Galesburg Vs. Illinois Design Employment

Galesburg 260
Illinois 19,500

Exactly 260 of the 19,500 design professionals employed in Illinois, work in Galesburg. There has been a 53% growth in the number of design professionals in Galesburg between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in Galesburg has increased, overall employment in Galesburg has also increased.

Galesburg Vs. Illinois Design employment growth

17,860 19,500 18,270 19,630 19,500
170 370 350 No data 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Galesburg

Design VS. All professions salaries in Galesburg

$24,995 $22,345 $27,500 No data $27,995
$31,770 $32,780 $34,170 No data $35,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Galesburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Galesburg

In Galesburg, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $27,995 per year was earned by design professionals in Galesburg. Design professionals in Galesburg made a yearly average salary of $24,995, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Galesburg.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Galesburg

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

Galesburg design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $26,445. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,885 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $42,525 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Galesburg

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Galesburg


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

Design Programs Offered In Galesburg


Galesburg's design schools offer 2 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Galesburg


In 2010 approximately 3 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Galesburg, Illinois

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