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Design Schools
In Lincoln, Nebraska

The city of Lincoln has 3 schools where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Lincoln, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Design Employment

Lincoln 550
Nebraska 2,150

Exactly 550 of Nebraska's 2,150 design professionals work in Lincoln. There has been a 25% growth in the number of design professionals in Lincoln between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Lincoln has decreased.

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Design employment growth

2,260 2,240 2,400 2,430 2,150
440 320 500 530 550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nebraska
  • Dark Yellow: Lincoln

Design VS. All professions salaries in Lincoln

$41,233 $32,830 $41,570 $43,450 $39,563
$35,110 $35,970 $37,060 $37,730 $39,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Lincoln
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lincoln

In Lincoln, salaries for design professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $39,563 per year was earned by design professionals in Lincoln. Design professionals in Lincoln made a yearly average salary of $41,233, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lincoln.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Lincoln

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Design professionals in Lincoln earn a median salary of $38,412 per year. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 177%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,805 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,620 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Lincoln

Visual Communications
Interior Design
Graphic Design
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Lincoln


Many of Lincoln's design professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Lincoln


Lincoln's design schools offer 6 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Lincoln


In 2010 approximately 43 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Lincoln, Nebraska

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