Design Schools
In Falls Church, Virginia

The city of Falls Church has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The trends in Falls Church's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Falls Church Vs. Virginia Design Employment

Falls Church 7,770
Virginia 9,410

Exactly 7,770 of Virginia's 9,410 design professionals work in Falls Church. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Falls Church has shrunk by 5%. As the employment for design professionals in Falls Church has decreased, overall employment in Falls Church has increased.

Falls Church Vs. Virginia Design employment growth

10,680 10,070 10,260 9,840 9,410
8,150 8,010 8,650 8,360 7,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Falls Church

Design VS. All professions salaries in Falls Church

$54,184 $53,263 $51,326 $52,471 $52,775
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Falls Church
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Falls Church

In Falls Church, salaries for design professionals have decreased. In 2010 design professionals in Falls Church reportedly earned an average salary of $52,775 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Falls Church was $54,184 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Falls Church.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Falls Church

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Design professionals make a median salary of $47,940 per year in Falls Church. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,708 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,331 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Falls Church

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Falls Church


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

Design Programs Offered In Falls Church


There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Falls Church's design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Falls Church


In 2010 approximately 2 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Falls Church, Virginia

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