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Design Schools
In Tulsa, Oklahoma

There are 6 design schools in Tulsa for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Tulsa, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tulsa Vs. Oklahoma Design Employment

Tulsa 960
Oklahoma 2,770

Exactly 960 of the 2,770 design professionals employed in Oklahoma, work in Tulsa. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tulsa, there has been a 8% growth in the number of design professionals. As the employment for design professionals in Tulsa has increased, overall employment in Tulsa has also increased.

Tulsa Vs. Oklahoma Design employment growth

3,040 3,040 3,010 2,960 2,770
890 970 1,200 1,160 960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oklahoma
  • Dark Yellow: Tulsa

Design VS. All professions salaries in Tulsa

$36,355 $37,355 $37,680 $44,430 $44,370
$34,420 $35,720 $37,140 $37,620 $38,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Tulsa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tulsa

In Tulsa, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Tulsa design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,370. Design professionals in Tulsa made a yearly average salary of $36,355, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Tulsa is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Tulsa

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

Design professionals in Tulsa earn a median salary of $38,334 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,960 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 155% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Tulsa

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Tulsa


There are 6 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Tulsa's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Tulsa


Tulsa's design schools offer 8 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Tulsa


Approximately 73 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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