Design Schools
In West Palm Beach, Florida

The city of West Palm Beach 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 West Palm Beach, which includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

West Palm Beach Vs. Florida Design Employment

West Palm Beach 1,470
Florida 18,950

Of the 18,950 design professionals employed in Florida, 1,470 work in West Palm Beach. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in West Palm Beach has shrunk by 8%. Overall employment in West Palm Beach has increased.

West Palm Beach Vs. Florida Design employment growth

22,100 22,400 22,990 20,470 18,950
1,600 1,640 1,620 1,490 1,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: West Palm Beach

Design VS. All professions salaries in West Palm Beach

$54,572 $47,060 $57,200 $53,647 $56,474
$38,480 $39,980 $41,290 $42,380 $42,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in West Palm Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Palm Beach

In West Palm Beach, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $56,474 per year was earned by design professionals in West Palm Beach. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in West Palm Beach was $54,572 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in West Palm Beach is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in West Palm Beach

10th percentile
$34,520
25th percentile
$42,091
50th percentile
$50,473
75th percentile
$65,660
90th percentile
$90,561

West Palm Beach design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,473. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 162%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,520 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,561 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in West Palm Beach

Visual Communications
$38,830
Graphic Design
$50,610
Web Design
$50,610
Drafting
$51,183
Interior Design
$51,730
Computer Animation
$55,310
Design
$56,474
Industrial Design
$66,860
Game Design
$67,910
Fashion Design
$76,100

On average design professional salaries in West Palm Beach are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in West Palm Beach

1

Many of West Palm Beach's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In West Palm Beach

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

West Palm Beach's design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In West Palm Beach

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

In 2010 approximately 2 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in West Palm Beach, Florida

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