Graphic Design Schools
In Raleigh, North Carolina

In Raleigh, there are 2 graphic design schools where graphic design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the graphic design academic community in Raleigh, and the future trends. Academia in graphic design includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Graphic Design Employment

Raleigh 830
North Carolina 5,350

Of the 5,350 graphic design professionals employed in North Carolina, 830 work in Raleigh. There has been a 26% growth in the number of graphic design professionals in Raleigh between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Raleigh has decreased.

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Graphic Design employment growth

4,140 4,270 4,940 5,290 5,350
660 880 820 960 830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Raleigh

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Raleigh

$45,740 $43,690 $42,060 $41,200 $43,230
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Raleigh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Raleigh

As the number of graphic design professionals in Raleigh has grown, salaries for graphic design professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,230 per year was earned by graphic design professionals in Raleigh. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for graphic design professionals in Raleigh was $45,740 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Raleigh.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Raleigh

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Raleigh graphic design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $41,820. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,360 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $67,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Raleigh

Visual Communications
Web Design
Graphic Design
Computer Animation

On average graphic design professional salaries in Raleigh are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Raleigh


There are 2 accredited graphic design schools in the city. Many of Raleigh's graphic design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Raleigh


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in graphic design offered by Raleigh's graphic design schools.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Raleigh


Approximately 49 students graduated from graphic design courses in 2010.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Raleigh, North Carolina

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