Design Schools
In Greensboro, North Carolina

Design faculty can choose to work at one of 3 design schools in Greensboro. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Greensboro, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Design
  • Masters degree in Design


Professional Trends

Greensboro Vs. North Carolina Design Employment

Greensboro 1,140
North Carolina 9,100

Exactly 1,140 of North Carolina's 9,100 design professionals work in Greensboro. The number of design professionals in Greensboro has grown by 5% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Greensboro has increased, overall employment in Greensboro has also increased.

Greensboro Vs. North Carolina Design employment growth

9,010 9,640 10,140 9,810 9,100
1,090 950 1,250 1,260 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Greensboro

Design VS. All professions salaries in Greensboro

$44,754 $44,323 $50,754 $54,789 $55,313
$35,310 $36,330 $37,910 $39,060 $39,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Greensboro
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Greensboro

As the number of design professionals in Greensboro has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 Greensboro design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $55,313. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Greensboro was $44,754 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Greensboro is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Greensboro

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Design professionals make a median salary of $46,550 per year in Greensboro. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 114%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,000 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,096 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Greensboro

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Greensboro


Many of Greensboro's design professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Greensboro


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Greensboro's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Greensboro


In 2010 approximately 101 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Greensboro, North Carolina

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