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Design Schools
In Louisville, Kentucky

There are 6 design schools in Louisville 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 Louisville, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Design Employment

Louisville 1,280
Kentucky 3,240

Exactly 1,280 of Kentucky's 3,240 design professionals work in Louisville. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Louisville has shrunk by 3%. Overall employment in Louisville has increased.

Louisville Vs. Kentucky Design employment growth

3,470 3,760 3,750 3,630 3,240
1,320 1,480 1,440 1,440 1,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Louisville

Design VS. All professions salaries in Louisville

$44,530 $46,402 $43,808 $43,114 $45,830
$35,730 $37,410 $38,920 $39,970 $40,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Louisville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Louisville

Salaries for design professionals in Louisville have increased. Louisville design professionals made $45,830 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Louisville made an average salary of $44,530 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Louisville is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Louisville

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals make a median salary of $43,412 per year in Louisville. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,406 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $67,280 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Louisville

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Louisville


Many of Louisville's design professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Louisville


Louisville's design schools offer 7 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Louisville


Approximately 105 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Louisville, Kentucky

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