Design Schools
In Albuquerque, New Mexico

In Albuquerque, there are 4 design schools where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Albuquerque, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Design Employment

Albuquerque 680
New Mexico 1,100

Of the 1,100 design professionals employed in New Mexico, 680 work in Albuquerque. Between 2006 and 2010, in Albuquerque, there has been a 18% decline in the number of design professionals. Overall employment in Albuquerque has increased.

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Design employment growth

1,550 1,670 1,420 1,360 1,100
830 790 660 650 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Albuquerque

Design VS. All professions salaries in Albuquerque

$34,568 $37,198 $44,745 $44,576 $41,330
$35,960 $37,350 $38,800 $40,170 $41,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Albuquerque
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albuquerque

Salaries for design professionals in Albuquerque have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,330 per year was earned by design professionals in Albuquerque. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Albuquerque made an average salary of $34,568 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Albuquerque.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Albuquerque

10th percentile
$25,357
25th percentile
$32,930
50th percentile
$42,033
75th percentile
$49,177
90th percentile
$57,193

Albuquerque design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,033. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,357 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 126% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Albuquerque

Visual Communications
$36,847
Design
$41,330
Web Design
$46,720
Graphic Design
$46,720
Drafting
$50,747
Interior Design
$53,530
Game Design
$66,257

On average design professional salaries in Albuquerque are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Albuquerque

4

Many of Albuquerque's design professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Albuquerque

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

Albuquerque's design schools offer 5 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Albuquerque

associate
3
bachelor
37
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total40

Approximately 40 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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