Graphic Design Schools
In Fort Smith, Arkansas

The city of Fort Smith has only one school where graphic design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of graphic design and graphic design education in Fort Smith, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Graphic Design Employment

Fort Smith 80
Arkansas 920

Exactly 80 of the 920 graphic design professionals employed in Arkansas, work in Fort Smith. There has been a 11% decline in the number of graphic design professionals in Fort Smith between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Fort Smith has increased.

Fort Smith Vs. Arkansas Graphic Design employment growth

1,040 1,170 1,150 1,080 920
90 80 90 90 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arkansas
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Smith

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Fort Smith

$32,420 $32,980 $31,380 $31,980 $32,030
$29,870 $31,180 $32,580 $33,030 $33,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Fort Smith
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Smith

In Fort Smith, salaries for graphic design professionals have decreased. In 2010 graphic design professionals in Fort Smith reportedly earned an average salary of $32,030 per year. The average salary for graphic design professionals in Fort Smith was $32,420 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of graphic design professionals in Fort Smith is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Fort Smith

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Graphic design professionals in Fort Smith earn a median salary of $29,730 per year. The difference in pay between the graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 145%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,060 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $46,680 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Fort Smith

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design

On average graphic design professional salaries in Fort Smith are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Fort Smith


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

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Fort Smith


Fort Smith's graphic design schools offer 2 graphic design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Fort Smith


Approximately 20 students completed graphic design courses in 2010.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Fort Smith, Arkansas

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