Design Schools
In Bel Air, Maryland

The city of Bel Air has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Bel Air, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Bel Air Vs. Maryland Design Employment

Bel Air 3,270
Maryland 7,040

Exactly 3,270 of the 7,040 design professionals employed in Maryland, work in Bel Air. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Bel Air has shrunk by 13%. As the number of design professionals in Bel Air has decreased, overall employment in Bel Air has increased.

Bel Air Vs. Maryland Design employment growth

7,280 7,800 7,160 8,020 7,040
3,750 3,950 3,940 3,900 3,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: Bel Air

Design VS. All professions salaries in Bel Air

$52,211 $50,764 $50,908 $49,108 $55,121
$43,230 $45,220 $47,030 $48,670 $49,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Bel Air
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bel Air

As the number of design professionals in Bel Air has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $55,121 per year was earned by design professionals in Bel Air. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Bel Air made an average salary of $52,211 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bel Air.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Bel Air

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90th percentile

Design professionals make a median salary of $50,572 per year in Bel Air. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,851 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $85,938 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Bel Air

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Bel Air


There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Bel Air's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Bel Air


Bel Air's design schools offer 3 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Bel Air


Approximately 16 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Bel Air, Maryland

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