Design Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

The city of Las Cruces 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 Las Cruces, which encompasses design training at the design certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Design Employment

Las Cruces 40
New Mexico 1,100

Exactly 40 of the 1,100 design professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Las Cruces. Between 2006 and 2010, in Las Cruces, there has been a 50% decline in the number of design professionals. As the employment for design professionals in Las Cruces has decreased, overall employment in Las Cruces has increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Design employment growth

1,550 1,670 1,420 1,360 1,100
80 70 70 80 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Design VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$31,075 $29,440 $28,180 $28,780 $30,970
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

In Las Cruces, salaries for design professionals have decreased. In 2010 design professionals in Las Cruces reportedly earned an average salary of $30,970 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Las Cruces was $31,075 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of design professionals in Las Cruces is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Las Cruces

10th percentile
$19,820
25th percentile
$22,140
50th percentile
$28,380
75th percentile
$33,950
90th percentile
$47,450

Design professionals in Las Cruces earn a median salary of $28,380 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,820 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $47,450 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Visual Communications
$30,970
Graphic Design
$30,970
Design
$30,970
Web Design
$30,970
Drafting
$32,230
Game Design
$59,605

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Las Cruces

2

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

Design Programs Offered In Las Cruces

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total2

Las Cruces' design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Las Cruces

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total4

Approximately 4 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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