Design Schools
In Dunbar, West Virginia

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Dunbar. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Dunbar, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design certificate level.


Professional Trends

Dunbar Vs. West Virginia Design Employment

Dunbar 190
West Virginia 1,080

Exactly 190 of the 1,080 design professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Dunbar. There has been a 5% decline in the number of design professionals in Dunbar between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in Dunbar has decreased, overall employment in Dunbar has increased.

Dunbar Vs. West Virginia Design employment growth

1,150 1,130 1,210 1,120 1,080
200 160 210 180 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Dunbar

Design VS. All professions salaries in Dunbar

$31,390 $31,437 $29,885 $30,510 $30,275
$33,550 $34,890 $36,120 $37,240 $37,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Dunbar
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dunbar

As the number of design professionals in Dunbar has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have also decreased. Dunbar design professionals made $30,275 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Dunbar was $31,390 per year. The decline in the salary of design professionals in Dunbar is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Dunbar

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Dunbar design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $29,815. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,190 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $43,380 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Dunbar

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Game Design

On average design professionals in Dunbar earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Dunbar.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Dunbar


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

Design Programs Offered In Dunbar


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Dunbar


Approximately 2 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Dunbar, West Virginia

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