Design Schools
In Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

In Bethlehem, there are 2 design schools where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Bethlehem, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design


Professional Trends

Bethlehem Vs. Pennsylvania Design Employment

Bethlehem 750
Pennsylvania 14,850

Exactly 750 of Pennsylvania's 14,850 design professionals work in Bethlehem. Between 2006 and 2010, in Bethlehem, there has been a 9% decline in the number of design professionals. Overall employment in Bethlehem has increased.

Bethlehem Vs. Pennsylvania Design employment growth

15,700 16,160 16,640 15,590 14,850
820 810 610 650 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Bethlehem

Design VS. All professions salaries in Bethlehem

$44,404 $46,610 $46,568 $49,471 $50,883
$37,440 $38,410 $39,810 $40,780 $42,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Bethlehem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bethlehem

Salaries for design professionals in Bethlehem have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Bethlehem reportedly earned an average salary of $50,883 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Bethlehem was $44,404 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Bethlehem.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Bethlehem

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Design professionals in Bethlehem make a median yearly salary of $46,054. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 168%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,109 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,789 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Bethlehem

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Bethlehem


There are 2 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Bethlehem's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Bethlehem


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Bethlehem's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Bethlehem


In 2010 approximately 48 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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