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Design Schools
In La Crosse, Wisconsin

The city of La Crosse has 2 schools where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in La Crosse, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

La Crosse Vs. Wisconsin Design Employment

La Crosse 90
Wisconsin 8,650

Of the 8,650 design professionals employed in Wisconsin, 90 work in La Crosse. The number of design professionals in La Crosse has shrunk by 57% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in La Crosse has increased.

La Crosse Vs. Wisconsin Design employment growth

9,030 9,630 10,000 9,150 8,650
210 210 170 90 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: La Crosse

Design VS. All professions salaries in La Crosse

$28,065 $28,665 $28,965 $49,250 $36,180
$34,360 $35,830 $36,930 $37,750 $39,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in La Crosse
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in La Crosse

As the number of design professionals in La Crosse has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. La Crosse design professionals made $36,180 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for design professionals in La Crosse was $28,065 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in La Crosse.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in La Crosse

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

Design professionals in La Crosse make a median yearly salary of $33,130. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 129%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,820 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $54,460 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in La Crosse

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in La Crosse


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

Design Programs Offered In La Crosse


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in design offered by La Crosse's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In La Crosse


Approximately 43 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in La Crosse, Wisconsin

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