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Design Schools
In Bellevue, Washington

Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 design schools in Bellevue. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Bellevue, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Bellevue Vs. Washington Design Employment

Bellevue 5,110
Washington 7,730

Of the 7,730 design professionals employed in Washington State, 5,110 work in Bellevue. There has been a 12% growth in the number of design professionals in Bellevue between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Bellevue has increased, overall employment in Bellevue has also increased.

Bellevue Vs. Washington Design employment growth

7,630 8,100 8,790 8,720 7,730
4,550 5,210 5,960 5,960 5,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Bellevue

Design VS. All professions salaries in Bellevue

$51,203 $56,458 $61,260 $61,989 $58,335
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Bellevue
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bellevue

In Bellevue, salaries for design professionals have increased. Bellevue design professionals made $58,335 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for design professionals in Bellevue was $51,203 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bellevue.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Bellevue

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

Design professionals in Bellevue earn a median salary of $54,358 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,486 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $90,886 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Bellevue

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

Design professional salaries in Bellevue are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Bellevue


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

Design Programs Offered In Bellevue


Bellevue's design schools offer 4 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Bellevue


Approximately 43 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Bellevue, Washington

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