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Design Schools
In Fall River, Massachusetts

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Fall River. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Fall River, which encompasses design training at the design certificate level.


Professional Trends

Fall River Vs. Massachusetts Design Employment

Fall River 1,450
Massachusetts 9,730

Exactly 1,450 of the 9,730 design professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Fall River. The number of design professionals in Fall River has shrunk by 36% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Fall River has decreased, overall employment in Fall River has increased.

Fall River Vs. Massachusetts Design employment growth

11,900 11,560 11,870 10,690 9,730
2,250 1,860 1,780 1,590 1,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Fall River

Design VS. All professions salaries in Fall River

$44,640 $46,252 $49,533 $55,065 $56,995
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Fall River
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fall River

In Fall River, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Fall River design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,995. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Fall River made an average salary of $44,640 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fall River.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Fall River

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Design professionals make a median salary of $50,900 per year in Fall River. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 156%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,950 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,388 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Fall River

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Fall River


Many of Fall River's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Fall River


Fall River's design schools offer 2 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Fall River


Approximately 10 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Fall River, Massachusetts

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