Design Schools
In Reston, Virginia

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Reston. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Reston, which includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Reston Vs. Virginia Design Employment

Reston 7,770
Virginia 9,410

Exactly 7,770 of the 9,410 design professionals employed in Virginia, work in Reston. There has been a 5% decline in the number of design professionals in Reston between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in Reston has decreased, overall employment in Reston has increased.

Reston Vs. Virginia Design employment growth

10,680 10,070 10,260 9,840 9,410
8,150 8,010 8,650 8,360 7,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Reston

Design VS. All professions salaries in Reston

$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 Reston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Reston

Salaries for design professionals in Reston have decreased. Reston design professionals made $52,775 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for design professionals in Reston was $54,184 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Reston.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Reston

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Design professionals make a median salary of $47,940 per year in Reston. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 181%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,708 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $83,331 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Reston

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Reston


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

Design Programs Offered In Reston


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Reston


Approximately 1 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Reston, Virginia

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