Design Schools
In Merrillville, Indiana

The city of Merrillville has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The trends in Merrillville's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Merrillville Vs. Indiana Design Employment

Merrillville 490
Indiana 7,080

Exactly 490 of Indiana's 7,080 design professionals work in Merrillville. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Merrillville has shrunk by 28%. Overall employment in Merrillville has increased.

Merrillville Vs. Indiana Design employment growth

7,850 7,800 7,960 7,320 7,080
680 580 570 520 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Merrillville

Design VS. All professions salaries in Merrillville

$30,108 $33,150 $30,090 $31,837 $30,977
$35,520 $37,010 $38,530 $38,920 $39,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Merrillville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Merrillville

In Merrillville, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Merrillville reportedly earned an average salary of $30,977 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Merrillville was $30,108 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Merrillville.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Merrillville

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Design professionals make a median salary of $30,190 per year in Merrillville. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,417 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 146% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Merrillville

Interior Design
Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

On average design professionals in Merrillville earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Merrillville.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Merrillville


Many of Merrillville's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Merrillville

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There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Merrillville's design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Merrillville

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Design Faculty Salaries in Merrillville, Indiana

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