Graphic Design Schools In Maryland

Graphic Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 7 accredited graphic design schools in Maryland. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the graphic design academic community in Maryland, and the future trends in graphic design training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  2. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  3. Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus

    18618 Crestwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742

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  4. Maryland Institute College of Art

    1300 Mount Royal Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21217-4134

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  5. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  6. Carroll Community College

    1601 Washington Rd, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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  7. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

Maryland 3,930
National 192,240

Of all of the graphic design professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In Maryland

4,050 4,240 4,260 4,300 3,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Graphic Design is a shrinking field in Maryland. There were 120 less graphic design professionals working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of graphic design professionals has shrunk by 3%. This decline is faster than the national trend for graphic design professionals which shows a 1% increase in the number of graphic design professionals working around the nation.

Graphic Design VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$45,570 $47,690 $51,380 $51,880 $52,920
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by graphic design professionals is increasing in Maryland. Graphic design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $45,570 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $52,920 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$27,840
25th percentile
$37,850
50th percentile
$49,780
75th percentile
$64,890
90th percentile
$82,370

This represents a 14% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of graphic design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid graphic design professionals earning 196% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maryland state.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Maryland

Art
$55,046
Computer Animation
$58,590
Design
$45,840
Graphic Design
$52,920
Visual Communications
$46,350
Web Design
$52,920

In Maryland, graphic design professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maryland

associate
4
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
6
Total12

As the number of graphic design professionals is decreasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited graphic design schools in Maryland state is increasing. In 2006 there were 82 graphic design graduates from graphic design courses in Maryland and in 2010 there were 102 graduates.

Thus there was a 24% percent increase in the number of graphic design school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a undergraduate certificate in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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