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Design Schools
In Joliet, Illinois

The city of Joliet has only one school where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Joliet, which includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Joliet Vs. Illinois Design Employment

Joliet 13,890
Illinois 19,500

Of the 19,500 design professionals employed in Illinois, 13,890 work in Joliet. The number of design professionals in Joliet has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Joliet has also increased.

Joliet 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: Joliet

Design VS. All professions salaries in Joliet

$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 Joliet
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Joliet

As the number of design professionals in Joliet 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 Joliet. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Joliet made an average salary of $51,046 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Joliet is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Joliet

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Joliet 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 Joliet

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

Design professional salaries in Joliet are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Joliet


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

Design Programs Offered In Joliet


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Joliet


In 2010 approximately 13 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Joliet, Illinois

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