Design Schools
In Marion, North Carolina

In Marion, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The trends in Marion's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Marion Vs. North Carolina Design Employment

Marion 420
North Carolina 9,100

Of the 9,100 design professionals employed in North Carolina, 420 work in Marion. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Marion has grown by 8%. As the number of design professionals in Marion has increased, overall employment in Marion has also increased.

Marion Vs. North Carolina Design employment growth

9,010 9,640 10,140 9,810 9,100
390 590 660 No data 420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Marion

Design VS. All professions salaries in Marion

$25,550 $34,663 $37,040 No data $35,410
$29,730 $30,520 $31,770 No data $33,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Marion
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Marion

In Marion, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Marion reportedly earned an average salary of $35,410 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Marion was $25,550 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Marion.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Marion

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Design professionals make a median salary of $33,200 per year in Marion. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,840 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $50,107 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Marion

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Interior Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Marion


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

Design Programs Offered In Marion


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Marion


In 2010 approximately 8 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Marion, North Carolina

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