Design Schools
In Brookline, Massachusetts

The city of Brookline has 2 schools where design faculty can find employment. The trends in Brookline's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Brookline Vs. Massachusetts Design Employment

Brookline 5,790
Massachusetts 9,730

Exactly 5,790 of Massachusetts' 9,730 design professionals work in Brookline. The number of design professionals in Brookline has shrunk by 20% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Brookline has decreased, overall employment in Brookline has increased.

Brookline 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: Brookline

Design VS. All professions salaries in Brookline

$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 Brookline
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Brookline

As the number of design professionals in Brookline has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have also decreased. In 2010 design professionals in Brookline reportedly earned an average salary of $58,318 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Brookline was $61,310 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of design professionals in Brookline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Brookline

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Design professionals in Brookline earn a median salary of $52,372 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,901 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 149% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Brookline

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Brookline


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

Design Programs Offered In Brookline


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Brookline


In 2010 approximately 121 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Brookline, Massachusetts

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