Joliet has a total population of 106,221 and a student population of 18,860. Of these students, 15,288 are enrolled in schools that offer interior design programs.
The largest interior design school in Joliet, by student population, is Joliet Junior College. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Interior Design program at Joliet Junior College.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an interior design degree from one of Joliet's interior design schools. If you decide to attend a interior design school in Joliet, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,790.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for interior design related books and supplies every year.
Many interior design graduates choose to work as interior designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Joliet, your job prospects are good. There were 3,170 interior designers working in Illinois and 1,160 working in the greater Joliet area in 2010. The government projects that the number of interior designers in Joliet will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an interior designer in Joliet is $49,570 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for interior designers.