Design Schools
In Bedford, Massachusetts

In Bedford, there is only one design school 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 Bedford, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Bedford Vs. Massachusetts Design Employment

Bedford 5,790
Massachusetts 9,730

Exactly 5,790 of the 9,730 design professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Bedford. The number of design professionals in Bedford has shrunk by 20% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Bedford has increased.

Bedford Vs. Massachusetts Design employment growth

11,900 11,560 11,870 10,690 9,730
7,230 7,230 7,320 6,490 5,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Bedford

Design VS. All professions salaries in Bedford

$61,310 $61,494 $63,704 $61,880 $58,318
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Bedford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bedford

In Bedford, salaries for design professionals have decreased. Bedford design professionals made $58,318 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for design professionals in Bedford was $61,310 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of design professionals in Bedford is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Bedford

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Bedford design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,372. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 149%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,901 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $91,908 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Bedford

Fashion Design
Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Interior Design
Computer Animation
Industrial Design
Game Design

On average design professionals in Bedford earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Bedford.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Bedford


Many of Bedford's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Bedford


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Bedford's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Bedford


Approximately 14 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Bedford, Massachusetts

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