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Graphic Design Schools
In Akron, Ohio

The city of Akron has only one school where graphic design faculty can find employment. The trends in Akron's graphic design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes graphic design training at the graphic design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Akron Vs. Ohio Graphic Design Employment

Akron 700
Ohio 7,760

Exactly 700 of Ohio's 7,760 graphic design professionals work in Akron. The number of graphic design professionals in Akron has grown by 21% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Akron has also increased.

Akron Vs. Ohio Graphic Design employment growth

8,040 8,060 8,200 7,630 7,760
580 630 650 640 700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Akron

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Akron

$34,930 $37,680 $37,790 $38,530 $38,340
$37,640 $38,750 $40,010 $40,300 $41,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Akron
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Akron

In Akron, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. Akron graphic design professionals made $38,340 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for graphic design professionals in Akron was $34,930 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Akron.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Akron

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

Akron graphic design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $37,760. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,650 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 161% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Akron

Graphic Design
Web Design
Visual Communications
Computer Animation

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

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Akron


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

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Akron


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

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Akron


Approximately 37 students completed graphic design courses in 2010.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Akron, Ohio

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