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Design Schools
In Annandale, Virginia

Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 design schools in Annandale. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Annandale, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Annandale Vs. Virginia Design Employment

Annandale 7,770
Virginia 9,410

Exactly 7,770 of Virginia's 9,410 design professionals work in Annandale. There has been a 5% decline in the number of design professionals in Annandale between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in Annandale has decreased, overall employment in Annandale has increased.

Annandale Vs. Virginia Design employment growth

10,680 10,070 10,260 9,840 9,410
8,150 8,010 8,650 8,360 7,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Annandale

Design VS. All professions salaries in Annandale

$54,184 $53,263 $51,326 $52,471 $52,775
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Annandale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Annandale

Salaries for design professionals in Annandale have decreased. In 2010 design professionals in Annandale reportedly earned an average salary of $52,775 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Annandale was $54,184 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of design professionals in Annandale is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Annandale

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals in Annandale earn a median salary of $47,940 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,708 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 181% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Annandale

Fashion Design
Industrial Design
Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Computer Animation
Interior Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Annandale


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

Design Programs Offered In Annandale


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Annandale's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Annandale


Approximately 56 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Annandale, Virginia

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