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Graphic Design Schools
In Cleveland, Ohio

The city of Cleveland has 3 schools where graphic design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the graphic design academic community in Cleveland, and the future trends. Academia in graphic design includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Cleveland Vs. Ohio Graphic Design Employment

Cleveland 1,640
Ohio 7,760

Exactly 1,640 of Ohio's 7,760 graphic design professionals work in Cleveland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of graphic design professionals in Cleveland has grown by 9%. As the number of graphic design professionals in Cleveland has increased, overall employment in Cleveland has also increased.

Cleveland Vs. Ohio Graphic Design employment growth

8,040 8,060 8,200 7,630 7,760
1,500 1,630 1,610 1,550 1,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Cleveland

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Cleveland

$38,320 $39,370 $40,100 $42,350 $41,740
$39,640 $40,780 $41,790 $41,930 $42,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Cleveland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cleveland

As the number of graphic design professionals in Cleveland has grown, salaries for graphic design professionals have also increased. In 2010 graphic design professionals in Cleveland reportedly earned an average salary of $41,740 per year. Graphic design professionals in Cleveland made a yearly average salary of $38,320, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Cleveland.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Cleveland

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

Cleveland graphic design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $39,040. The difference in pay between the graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 148%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,430 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,520 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Cleveland

Graphic Design
Web Design
Visual Communications
Computer Animation

Graphic design professional salaries in Cleveland are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Cleveland


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

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Cleveland


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in graphic design offered by Cleveland's graphic design schools.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Cleveland


In 2010 approximately 12 students completed graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Cleveland, Ohio

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