Palatine has a total population of 65,479 and a student population of 15,711. Of these students, 15,711 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Harper College is the largest design school in Palatine, based on student population. In 2010, Harper College graduated approximately 20 students from its design program.
A total of 33 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in Palatine in 2010. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Palatine was $2,610 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Palatine.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Palatine, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 12,000 designers in Illinois. Of these designers, 7,800 were working in the greater Palatine area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 9% in Palatine. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Palatine is $48,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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