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The city of Liberal has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Liberal, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Liberal Vs. Kansas Design Employment

Liberal 480
Kansas 3,100

Of the 3,100 design professionals employed in Kansas, 480 work in Liberal. There has been a 52% decline in the number of design professionals in Liberal between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Liberal has decreased, overall employment in Liberal has increased.

Liberal Vs. Kansas Design employment growth

3,850 3,490 3,660 3,380 3,100
990 680 720 No data 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Liberal

Design VS. All professions salaries in Liberal

$27,178 $30,870 $24,755 No data $26,275
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Liberal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Liberal

In Liberal, salaries for design professionals have decreased. Liberal design professionals made $26,275 per year, on average, in 2010. Design professionals in Liberal made a yearly average salary of $27,178, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of design professionals in Liberal is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Liberal

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Liberal design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $24,660. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 100%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $18,200 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $36,490 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Liberal

Industrial Design
Graphic Design
Web Design
Visual Communications
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Liberal


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

Design Programs Offered In Liberal

No data at this time.

Liberal's design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Liberal

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Design Faculty Salaries in Liberal, Kansas

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