Design Schools
In Plainfield, New Jersey

In Plainfield, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The trends in Plainfield'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

Plainfield Vs. New Jersey Design Employment

Plainfield 2,530
New Jersey 11,270

Exactly 2,530 of New Jersey's 11,270 design professionals work in Plainfield. There has been a 21% decline in the number of design professionals in Plainfield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in Plainfield has decreased, overall employment in Plainfield has increased.

Plainfield Vs. New Jersey Design employment growth

12,290 12,540 12,340 11,790 11,270
3,210 3,090 2,960 2,810 2,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Plainfield

Design VS. All professions salaries in Plainfield

$59,900 $59,567 $61,717 $57,465 $56,975
$47,640 $49,050 $50,680 $52,760 $53,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Plainfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Plainfield

In Plainfield, salaries for design professionals have decreased. In 2010 design professionals in Plainfield reportedly earned an average salary of $56,975 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Plainfield was $59,900 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of design professionals in Plainfield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Plainfield

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Design professionals make a median salary of $52,667 per year in Plainfield. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,520 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 172% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Plainfield

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

Plainfield design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Plainfield


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

Design Programs Offered In Plainfield


Plainfield's design schools offer 2 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Plainfield


Approximately 5 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Plainfield, New Jersey

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