Design Schools
In La Plata, Maryland

There is only one design school in La Plata for faculty to choose from. The trends in La Plata's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the design certificate level.


Professional Trends

La Plata Vs. Maryland Design Employment

La Plata 7,770
Maryland 7,040

Exactly 7,770 of Maryland's 7,040 design professionals work in La Plata. There has been a 5% decline in the number of design professionals in La Plata between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in La Plata has decreased, overall employment in La Plata has increased.

La Plata Vs. Maryland Design employment growth

7,280 7,800 7,160 8,020 7,040
8,150 8,010 8,650 8,360 7,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: La Plata

Design VS. All professions salaries in La Plata

$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 La Plata
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in La Plata

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

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in La Plata

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La Plata design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,940. 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 181% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in La Plata

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in La Plata


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

Design Programs Offered In La Plata


La Plata's design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In La Plata


Approximately 2 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in La Plata, Maryland

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