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Industrial Design Schools In Kansas

Kansas has is only one accredited industrial design school where industrial design faculty who teach industrial design classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of industrial design and industrial design training in Kansas, which includes industrial design training at the industrial design masters degree level.


  1. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Industrial Design Employment

Kansas 260
National 28,670

Approximately 1% of the country's industrial design professionals work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Industrial design professionals In Kansas

130 200 270 250 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, the field of industrial design is growing. In Kansas, 130 more industrial design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of industrial design professionals has grown by 100%. This is faster than the trend for industrial design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of industrial design professionals has shrunk by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Industrial Design VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$55,180 $46,380 $0 $72,100 $84,990
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Industrial Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of industrial design professionals is growing, the salaries paid to industrial design professionals are increasing in Kansas. The mean salary for industrial design professionals in 2006 was $55,180 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $84,990 per year.

Salary percentiles for Industrial design professionals in Kansas

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25th percentile
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This represents a growth in salaries of 35%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 354% pay differential between the highest paid industrial design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of industrial design in Kansas.

Average Salaries for Industrial design professionals and related professions in Kansas

Civil Engineering
Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

Industrial design professionals in Kansas earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Industrial Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kansas


A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in industrial design.

Industrial Design Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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