Design Schools
In Poughkeepsie, New York

Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 design schools in Poughkeepsie. The trends in Poughkeepsie's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design


Professional Trends

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Design Employment

Poughkeepsie 440
New York 41,440

Exactly 440 of New York's 41,440 design professionals work in Poughkeepsie. There has been a 7% growth in the number of design professionals in Poughkeepsie between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in Poughkeepsie has increased, overall employment in Poughkeepsie has also increased.

Poughkeepsie Vs. New York Design employment growth

42,940 43,300 45,910 43,450 41,440
410 480 580 540 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Poughkeepsie

Design VS. All professions salaries in Poughkeepsie

$35,980 $53,868 $40,780 $42,345 $63,772
$41,180 $42,500 $44,110 $45,480 $46,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Poughkeepsie
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Poughkeepsie

As the number of design professionals in Poughkeepsie has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $63,772 per year was earned by design professionals in Poughkeepsie. The average salary for design professionals in Poughkeepsie was $35,980 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Poughkeepsie is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Poughkeepsie

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Design professionals in Poughkeepsie make a median yearly salary of $54,890. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 135%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,286 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,318 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Poughkeepsie

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Poughkeepsie


There are 2 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Poughkeepsie's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Poughkeepsie


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Poughkeepsie


Approximately 51 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Poughkeepsie, New York

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