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Design Schools
In Naperville, Illinois

In Naperville, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The trends in Naperville'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

Naperville Vs. Illinois Design Employment

Naperville 13,890
Illinois 19,500

Exactly 13,890 of the 19,500 design professionals employed in Illinois, work in Naperville. Between 2006 and 2010, in Naperville, there has been a 8% growth in the number of design professionals. As the number of design professionals in Naperville has increased, overall employment in Naperville has also increased.

Naperville 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: Naperville

Design VS. All professions salaries in Naperville

$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 Naperville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Naperville

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

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Naperville

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Design professionals make a median salary of $54,152 per year in Naperville. 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 166% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Naperville

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

Design professional salaries in Naperville are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Naperville


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

Design Programs Offered In Naperville


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Naperville


In 2010 approximately 3 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Naperville, Illinois

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