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Design Schools
In Mount Prospect, Illinois

In Mount Prospect, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Mount Prospect, which includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Mount Prospect Vs. Illinois Design Employment

Mount Prospect 13,890
Illinois 19,500

Of the 19,500 design professionals employed in Illinois, 13,890 work in Mount Prospect. The number of design professionals in Mount Prospect has grown by 8% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Mount Prospect has also increased.

Mount Prospect Vs. Illinois Design employment growth

17,860 19,500 18,270 19,630 19,500
12,900 14,370 13,160 14,760 13,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Mount Prospect

Design VS. All professions salaries in Mount Prospect

$51,046 $51,527 $49,375 $58,272 $58,565
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Mount Prospect
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Mount Prospect

Salaries for design professionals in Mount Prospect have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Mount Prospect reportedly earned an average salary of $58,565 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Mount Prospect was $51,046 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Mount Prospect is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Mount Prospect

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Mount Prospect design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,152. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,378 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $75,564 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Mount Prospect

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

On average design professional salaries in Mount Prospect are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Mount Prospect


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

Design Programs Offered In Mount Prospect


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Mount Prospect


Approximately 3 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Mount Prospect, Illinois

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