Graphic Design Schools
In Rochester, New York

There are 2 graphic design schools in Rochester for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of graphic design and graphic design education in Rochester, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Graphic Design Employment

Rochester 790
New York 18,970

Exactly 790 of New York's 18,970 graphic design professionals work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Rochester, there has been a 17% decline in the number of graphic design professionals. Overall employment in Rochester has increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Graphic Design employment growth

18,660 19,380 20,830 19,980 18,970
950 830 820 800 790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$41,000 $43,810 $45,200 $47,610 $46,970
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

As the number of graphic design professionals in Rochester has shrunk, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. In 2010 Rochester graphic design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $46,970. Graphic design professionals in Rochester made a yearly average salary of $41,000, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Rochester.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Rochester

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

Graphic design professionals in Rochester earn a median salary of $43,690 per year. The difference in pay between the graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 189%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,050 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,280 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Rochester

Visual Communications
Web Design
Graphic Design
Computer Animation

Rochester graphic design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Rochester


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

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Rochester


Rochester's graphic design schools offer 7 graphic design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Rochester


Approximately 158 students graduated from graphic design courses in 2010.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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