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Design Schools
In Erie, Pennsylvania

There is only one design school in Erie for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Erie, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Erie Vs. Pennsylvania Design Employment

Erie 250
Pennsylvania 14,850

Exactly 250 of Pennsylvania's 14,850 design professionals work in Erie. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Erie has shrunk by 32%. As the employment for design professionals in Erie has decreased, overall employment in Erie has increased.

Erie Vs. Pennsylvania Design employment growth

15,700 16,160 16,640 15,590 14,850
370 270 240 210 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Erie

Design VS. All professions salaries in Erie

$35,993 $33,057 $34,383 $35,410 $34,597
$33,270 $34,330 $35,000 $36,220 $36,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Erie
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Erie

In Erie, salaries for design professionals have decreased. In 2010 design professionals in Erie reportedly earned an average salary of $34,597 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Erie was $35,993 per year. The decline in the salary of design professionals in Erie is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Erie

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

Design professionals make a median salary of $31,577 per year in Erie. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 119%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,950 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $50,347 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Erie

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Industrial Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Erie


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

Design Programs Offered In Erie


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Erie's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Erie


Approximately 31 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Erie, Pennsylvania

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