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In Chicago, Illinois

There are 9 web design schools in Chicago for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in web design in the city of Chicago, which encompasses web design training at the following levels:

  • Web Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Web Design
  • Bachelors degree in Web Design
  • Masters degree in Web Design


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Web Design Employment

Chicago 7,800
Illinois 9,870

Exactly 7,800 of Illinois' 9,870 web design professionals work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chicago, there has been a 15% growth in the number of web design professionals. As the number of web design professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Web Design employment growth

9,240 10,180 9,960 9,710 9,870
6,760 7,740 7,500 7,690 7,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Web Design VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$48,140 $49,310 $49,830 $53,710 $53,900
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Web Design in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of web design professionals in Chicago has grown, salaries for web design professionals have also increased. In 2010 web design professionals in Chicago reportedly earned an average salary of $53,900 per year. Web design professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $48,140, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Web design professionals in Chicago

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Chicago web design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $48,230. The difference in pay between the web 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 $30,290 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,970 per year.

Average Salaries for Web design professionals and related professions in Chicago

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design

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

Educational Trends

Web Design schools in Chicago


There are 9 accredited web design schools in the city. Many of Chicago's web design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Web Design Programs Offered In Chicago


Chicago's web design schools offer 7 web design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Web Design Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 266 students completed web design courses in 2010.

Web Design Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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