Design Schools
In Salem, Virginia

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


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Virginia Design Employment

Salem 310
Virginia 9,410

Of the 9,410 design professionals employed in Virginia, 310 work in Salem. The number of design professionals in Salem has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Salem has increased.

Salem Vs. Virginia Design employment growth

10,680 10,070 10,260 9,840 9,410
320 320 300 350 310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Design VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$35,407 $37,610 $39,707 $42,013 $43,667
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

Salaries for design professionals in Salem have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,667 per year was earned by design professionals in Salem. Design professionals in Salem made a yearly average salary of $35,407, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Salem is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Salem

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Design professionals make a median salary of $35,903 per year in Salem. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 249%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,480 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $81,830 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Salem

Web Design
Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Game Design
Interior Design

On average design professional salaries in Salem are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Salem


Many of Salem's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Salem

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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Salem

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Design Faculty Salaries in Salem, Virginia

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