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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

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More Iowa Graphic Design Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Ames
Doctorate
36,350
Cedar Falls
Doctorate
11,905
Council Bluffs
Associates
6,081
Sioux City
Associates
5,660
Waterloo
Associates
5,532
Davenport
Doctorate
3,184
Sioux City
Masters
2,902
West Burlington
Associates
2,844
Dubuque
Doctorate
2,294
Lamoni
Doctorate
2,233
Des Moines
Masters
1,971
Cedar Rapids
Masters
1,886
Indianola
Masters
1,608
Sioux City
Doctorate
1,316
Dubuque
Doctorate
1,043
Mount Pleasant
Bachelors
521

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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Ames80 $51,490
Iowa City140 $44,400
Cedar Rapids250 $63,720
Des Moines-West Des Moines680 $49,740
Dubuque150 $42,710
Waterloo-Cedar Falls130 $41,370

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