Design Schools
In Springfield, Massachusetts

The city of Springfield has 3 schools where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Springfield, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Design Employment

Springfield 780
Massachusetts 9,730

Of the 9,730 design professionals employed in Massachusetts, 780 work in Springfield. There has been a 2% decline in the number of design professionals in Springfield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Springfield has decreased, overall employment in Springfield has increased.

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Design employment growth

11,900 11,560 11,870 10,690 9,730
800 710 770 670 780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Design VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$51,704 $56,038 $57,948 $55,360 $54,108
$39,790 $40,910 $42,280 $43,250 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

In Springfield, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,108 per year was earned by design professionals in Springfield. Design professionals in Springfield made a yearly average salary of $51,704, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals in Springfield make a median yearly salary of $51,172. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 139%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,175 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $81,690 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Springfield

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

Design professional salaries in Springfield are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Springfield


There are 3 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Springfield's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Springfield


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Springfield's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Springfield


Approximately 33 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Massachusetts

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