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Design Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

There are 2 design schools in Lafayette for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Lafayette, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Design Employment

Lafayette 300
Louisiana 3,700

Exactly 300 of Louisiana's 3,700 design professionals work in Lafayette. The number of design professionals in Lafayette has grown by 88% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Lafayette has increased, overall employment in Lafayette has decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Design employment growth

3,390 3,390 3,600 3,570 3,700
160 230 310 370 300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Design VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$29,925 $38,650 $37,598 $30,067 $30,990
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

Salaries for design professionals in Lafayette have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Lafayette reportedly earned an average salary of $30,990 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Lafayette made an average salary of $29,925 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Lafayette is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Lafayette

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Design professionals make a median salary of $30,193 per year in Lafayette. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,780 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $41,830 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Interior Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Lafayette


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

Design Programs Offered In Lafayette


Lafayette's design schools offer 3 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Lafayette


Approximately 26 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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