Design Schools
In Towson, Maryland

In Towson, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Towson, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design certificate level.


Professional Trends

Towson Vs. Maryland Design Employment

Towson 3,270
Maryland 7,040

Of the 7,040 design professionals employed in Maryland, 3,270 work in Towson. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Towson has shrunk by 13%. Overall employment in Towson has increased.

Towson Vs. Maryland Design employment growth

7,280 7,800 7,160 8,020 7,040
3,750 3,950 3,940 3,900 3,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: Towson

Design VS. All professions salaries in Towson

$52,211 $50,764 $50,908 $49,108 $55,121
$43,230 $45,220 $47,030 $48,670 $49,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Towson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Towson

As the number of design professionals in Towson has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Towson reportedly earned an average salary of $55,121 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Towson was $52,211 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Towson is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Towson

10th percentile
25th percentile
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90th percentile

Design professionals in Towson earn a median salary of $50,572 per year. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 179%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,851 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,938 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Towson

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Towson


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

Design Programs Offered In Towson


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Towson


Approximately 4 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Towson, Maryland

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