Design Schools
In Bristol, Virginia

The city of Bristol has only one school where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Bristol, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design


Professional Trends

Bristol Vs. Virginia Design Employment

Bristol 170
Virginia 9,410

Exactly 170 of the 9,410 design professionals employed in Virginia, work in Bristol. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Bristol has grown by 42%. As the number of design professionals in Bristol has increased, overall employment in Bristol has also increased.

Bristol Vs. Virginia Design employment growth

10,680 10,070 10,260 9,840 9,410
120 200 230 220 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Bristol

Design VS. All professions salaries in Bristol

$25,240 $30,993 $30,490 $29,073 $25,765
$30,970 $32,490 $33,160 $34,460 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Bristol
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bristol

Salaries for design professionals in Bristol have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Bristol reportedly earned an average salary of $25,765 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Bristol made an average salary of $25,240 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Bristol is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Bristol

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

Bristol design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $23,705. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,770 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 93% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Bristol

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Game Design

Design professional salaries in Bristol are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Bristol


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

Design Programs Offered In Bristol

No data at this time.

Bristol's design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Bristol

No data at this time.

Design Faculty Salaries in Bristol, Virginia

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