Iowa Graphic Design Schools and Careers

Career Information for Graphic Designers in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Graphic Designers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dubuque, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sioux City, Davenport and Waterloo
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Davenport

Salaries for Graphic Designers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Iowa City, Des Moines and Ames

Schools for Graphic Designers in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Graphic Design Schools in Iowa

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More Iowa Graphic Design Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Briar Cliff University Sioux City Masters 1,138
Drake University Des Moines Masters 5,617
Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport Associate 7,329
Grand View University Des Moines Bachelor 1,748
Hawkeye Community College Waterloo Associate 5,725
Iowa State University Ames Doctorate & First Professional 26,160
Iowa Wesleyan College Mount Pleasant Bachelor 834
Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs Associate 5,300
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
Morningside College Sioux City Masters 1,798
Mount Mercy College Cedar Rapids Masters 1,506
Saint Ambrose University Davenport Doctorate 3,870
Southeastern Community College West Burlington West Burlington Associate 3,351
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls Doctorate 12,692

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Graphic Designers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Graphic Designers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Graphic Designers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Ames 80 $42150 1.27
Iowa City 140 $43390 1.08
Cedar Rapids 250 $0 1.21
Des Moines 650 $43130 1.26
West Des Moines 650 $43130 1.26
Dubuque 120 $35490 1.37
Waterloo 140 $39080 1.03
Cedar Falls 140 $39080 1.03
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