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Design Schools
In Schaumburg, Illinois

In Schaumburg, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Schaumburg, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Schaumburg Vs. Illinois Design Employment

Schaumburg 13,890
Illinois 19,500

Exactly 13,890 of the 19,500 design professionals employed in Illinois, work in Schaumburg. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Schaumburg has grown by 8%. As the employment for design professionals in Schaumburg has increased, overall employment in Schaumburg has also increased.

Schaumburg 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: Schaumburg

Design VS. All professions salaries in Schaumburg

$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 Schaumburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Schaumburg

As the number of design professionals in Schaumburg has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 Schaumburg design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,565. The average salary for design professionals in Schaumburg was $51,046 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Schaumburg.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Schaumburg

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals in Schaumburg make a median yearly salary of $54,152. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 166%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,378 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,564 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Schaumburg

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Schaumburg


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

Design Programs Offered In Schaumburg


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Schaumburg's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Schaumburg


Approximately 163 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Schaumburg, Illinois

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