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The city of Parsons 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 Parsons, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Parsons Vs. Kansas Design Employment

Parsons 480
Kansas 3,100

Exactly 480 of the 3,100 design professionals employed in Kansas, work in Parsons. There has been a 52% decline in the number of design professionals in Parsons between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in Parsons has decreased, overall employment in Parsons has increased.

Parsons Vs. Kansas Design employment growth

3,850 3,490 3,660 3,380 3,100
990 680 720 No data 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Parsons

Design VS. All professions salaries in Parsons

$27,178 $30,870 $24,755 No data $26,275
$29,550 $30,770 $31,550 No data $33,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Parsons
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Parsons

Salaries for design professionals in Parsons have decreased. In 2010 Parsons design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $26,275. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Parsons was $27,178 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Parsons.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Parsons

10th percentile
25th percentile
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90th percentile

Parsons design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $24,660. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 100%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $18,200 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $36,490 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Parsons

Industrial Design
Graphic Design
Web Design
Visual Communications
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Parsons


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

Design Programs Offered In Parsons

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Parsons' design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Parsons

No data at this time.

Design Faculty Salaries in Parsons, Kansas

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