Design Schools
In Wilmington, Delaware

In Wilmington, there is only one design school 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 Wilmington, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilmington Vs. Delaware Design Employment

Wilmington 550
Delaware 640

Exactly 550 of the 640 design professionals employed in Delaware, work in Wilmington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wilmington, there has been a 23% decline in the number of design professionals. As the number of design professionals in Wilmington has decreased, overall employment in Wilmington has increased.

Wilmington Vs. Delaware Design employment growth

920 870 760 820 640
710 750 640 700 550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Delaware
  • Dark Yellow: Wilmington

Design VS. All professions salaries in Wilmington

$44,845 $45,540 $45,950 $49,122 $50,903
$44,590 $45,730 $48,030 $49,230 $50,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Wilmington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilmington

In Wilmington, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $50,903 per year was earned by design professionals in Wilmington. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Wilmington made an average salary of $44,845 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Wilmington.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Wilmington

10th percentile
$30,658
25th percentile
$38,702
50th percentile
$47,448
75th percentile
$60,180
90th percentile
$78,875

Wilmington design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,448. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,658 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 157% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Wilmington

Interior Design
$46,780
Visual Communications
$49,885
Web Design
$50,170
Graphic Design
$50,170
Design
$50,903
Drafting
$59,150
Game Design
$74,615

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Wilmington

1

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

Design Programs Offered In Wilmington

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Wilmington's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Wilmington

associate
26
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total35

In 2010 approximately 35 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Wilmington, Delaware

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