Graphic Design Schools In North Carolina

Graphic Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 16 accredited graphic design schools in North Carolina. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of graphic design and graphic design training in North Carolina, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. The Art Institute of Charlotte

    Three Lakepointe Plaze, 2110 Water Ridge Parkway, Charlotte, North Carolina 28217-4536

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  2. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  3. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

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  4. Central Piedmont Community College

    1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  5. Chowan University

    One University Place, Murfreesboro, North Carolina 27855

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  6. Elizabeth City State University

    1704 Weeksville Rd, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909

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  7. Forsyth Technical Community College

    2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197

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  8. High Point University

    833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, North Carolina 27262-3598

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  9. Lenoir Community College

    231 Highway 58 South, Kinston, North Carolina 28502-0188

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  10. Lenoir-Rhyne University

    625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601

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  11. Meredith College

    3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-5298

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  12. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  13. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

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  14. Queens University of Charlotte

    1900 Selwyn Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina 28274-0001

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  15. King's College in Charlotte

    322 Lamar Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

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  16. The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham

    410 Blackwell St, Ste 200, Durham, North Carolina 27701

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Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

North Carolina 5,350
National 192,240

Of all of the graphic design professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In North Carolina

4,140 4,270 4,940 5,290 5,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, graphic design is a growing field. 1,210 more graphic design professionals were working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in North Carolina, this field has grown by 29% in four years. This growth 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 North Carolina

$38,700 $39,690 $40,440 $42,540 $43,550
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In North Carolina, as the number of graphic design professionals is growing, the salaries earned by graphic design professionals are increasing. The mean salary for graphic design professionals in 2006 was $38,700 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $43,550 per year.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$24,720
25th percentile
$30,970
50th percentile
$40,020
75th percentile
$52,500
90th percentile
$67,580

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of graphic design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid graphic design professionals earning 173% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Art
$52,802
Computer Animation
$56,490
Design
$46,424
Graphic Design
$43,550
Visual Communications
$38,738
Web Design
$43,550

In North Carolina, graphic design professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
8
bachelor
12
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total28

The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited graphic design schools in North Carolina is increasing. In 2006, 280 students graduated from graphic design courses in North Carolina. And in 2010, 289 students graduated.

This represents a 3% increase in the number of graphic design degree or certificate school graduates in North Carolina state. 43% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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