Dayton has a general population of 166,179 and an overall student population of 59,899. Approximately 21,561 of Dayton's students are enrolled in schools that offer interior design programs.
Sinclair Community College is the largest interior design school in Dayton, based on student population. In 2010, Sinclair Community College graduated approximately 17 students with credentials in interior design.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in interior design in Dayton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,620 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,122 for interior design related books and supplies each year.
Many interior design graduates choose to work as interior designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dayton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,960 interior designers in Ohio, 100 were working in the greater Dayton area. By the year 2018, the number of interior designers is expected to increase by 6% in Dayton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an interior designer in Dayton is $38,040 per year, which is lower than the average for interior designers state-wide.