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Design Schools
In Wichita, Kansas

The city of Wichita has 3 schools where design faculty can find employment. The trends in Wichita's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Wichita Vs. Kansas Design Employment

Wichita 710
Kansas 3,100

Exactly 710 of Kansas' 3,100 design professionals work in Wichita. The number of design professionals in Wichita has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of design professionals in Wichita has decreased, overall employment in Wichita has increased.

Wichita Vs. Kansas Design employment growth

3,850 3,490 3,660 3,380 3,100
720 670 710 780 710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kansas
  • Dark Yellow: Wichita

Design VS. All professions salaries in Wichita

$39,773 $41,343 $41,522 $41,770 $42,594
$35,760 $36,710 $38,350 $39,110 $39,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Wichita
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wichita

In Wichita, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $42,594 per year was earned by design professionals in Wichita. Design professionals in Wichita made a yearly average salary of $39,773, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Wichita.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Wichita

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Wichita design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $39,178. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,476 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 158% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Wichita

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Wichita


There are 3 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Wichita's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Wichita


Wichita's design schools offer 4 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Wichita


Approximately 25 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Wichita, Kansas

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