Design Schools
In South Orange, New Jersey

The city of South Orange has only one school where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in South Orange, which includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

South Orange Vs. New Jersey Design Employment

South Orange 2,530
New Jersey 11,270

Exactly 2,530 of New Jersey's 11,270 design professionals work in South Orange. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in South Orange has shrunk by 21%. As the number of design professionals in South Orange has decreased, overall employment in South Orange has increased.

South Orange 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: South Orange

Design VS. All professions salaries in South Orange

$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 South Orange
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in South Orange

In South Orange, salaries for design professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $56,975 per year was earned by design professionals in South Orange. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in South Orange made an average salary of $59,900 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in South Orange.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in South Orange

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Design professionals make a median salary of $52,667 per year in South Orange. 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 South Orange

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in South Orange


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

Design Programs Offered In South Orange


There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by South Orange's design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In South Orange


In 2010 approximately 14 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in South Orange, New Jersey

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