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Design Schools
In Mount Pleasant, Michigan

The city of Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Mount Pleasant Vs. Michigan Design Employment

Mount Pleasant 600
Michigan 11,970

Exactly 600 of Michigan's 11,970 design professionals work in Mount Pleasant. The number of design professionals in Mount Pleasant has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Mount Pleasant has also increased.

Mount Pleasant Vs. Michigan Design employment growth

17,220 17,930 15,000 13,330 11,970
560 690 590 No data 600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Mount Pleasant

Design VS. All professions salaries in Mount Pleasant

$40,183 $41,293 $38,050 No data $40,300
$34,520 $35,560 $36,690 No data $37,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Mount Pleasant
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Mount Pleasant

In Mount Pleasant, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Mount Pleasant design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $40,300. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Mount Pleasant made an average salary of $40,183 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Mount Pleasant.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Mount Pleasant

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Design professionals make a median salary of $39,675 per year in Mount Pleasant. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,410 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $58,552 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Mount Pleasant

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Mount Pleasant


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

Design Programs Offered In Mount Pleasant


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Mount Pleasant


Approximately 27 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

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