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Graphic Design Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

In Columbus, there are 3 graphic design schools where graphic design faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbus' graphic design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Graphic Design Employment

Columbus 1,870
Ohio 7,760

Exactly 1,870 of Ohio's 7,760 graphic design professionals work in Columbus. The number of graphic design professionals in Columbus has grown by 19% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for graphic design professionals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Graphic Design employment growth

8,040 8,060 8,200 7,630 7,760
1,570 1,650 1,750 1,770 1,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$49,950 $46,150 $45,850 $44,460 $49,430
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

Salaries for graphic design professionals in Columbus have decreased. In 2010 Columbus graphic design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,430. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for graphic design professionals in Columbus was $49,950 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Columbus

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

Columbus graphic design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,370. The difference in pay between the graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 177%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,260 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $78,200 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Columbus

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Computer Animation

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

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Columbus


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

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' graphic design schools offer 6 graphic design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Columbus


In 2010 approximately 114 students completed graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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