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Design Schools
In Abingdon, Virginia

The city of Abingdon has only one 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 Abingdon, which encompasses design training at the design certificate level.


Professional Trends

Abingdon Vs. Virginia Design Employment

Abingdon 170
Virginia 9,410

Exactly 170 of Virginia's 9,410 design professionals work in Abingdon. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Abingdon has grown by 42%. As the number of design professionals in Abingdon has increased, overall employment in Abingdon has also increased.

Abingdon Vs. Virginia Design employment growth

10,680 10,070 10,260 9,840 9,410
120 200 230 220 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Abingdon

Design VS. All professions salaries in Abingdon

$25,240 $30,993 $30,490 $29,073 $25,765
$30,970 $32,490 $33,160 $34,460 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Abingdon
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Abingdon

Salaries for design professionals in Abingdon have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $25,765 per year was earned by design professionals in Abingdon. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Abingdon was $25,240 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Abingdon is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Abingdon

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Design professionals make a median salary of $23,705 per year in Abingdon. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 93%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $18,770 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $36,270 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Abingdon

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Abingdon


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

Design Programs Offered In Abingdon


Abingdon's design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Abingdon


In 2010 approximately 4 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Abingdon, Virginia

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