Design Schools
In Cortland, New York

The city of Cortland has only one 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 Cortland, which encompasses design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Cortland Vs. New York Design Employment

Cortland 190
New York 41,440

Exactly 190 of New York's 41,440 design professionals work in Cortland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Cortland has shrunk by 39%. Overall employment in Cortland has increased.

Cortland Vs. New York Design employment growth

42,940 43,300 45,910 43,450 41,440
310 310 320 No data 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Cortland

Design VS. All professions salaries in Cortland

$31,520 $32,830 $32,840 No data $31,695
$33,710 $35,080 $36,470 No data $38,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Cortland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cortland

Salaries for design professionals in Cortland have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $31,695 per year was earned by design professionals in Cortland. The average salary for design professionals in Cortland was $31,520 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Cortland.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Cortland

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Design professionals make a median salary of $30,335 per year in Cortland. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,505 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $44,795 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Cortland

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Cortland


There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Cortland's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Cortland


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Cortland


In 2010 approximately 4 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Cortland, New York

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