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Design Schools
In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The city of Fort Lauderdale has 4 schools where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Fort Lauderdale, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Design Employment

Fort Lauderdale 2,090
Florida 18,950

Of the 18,950 design professionals employed in Florida, 2,090 work in Fort Lauderdale. There has been a 8% decline in the number of design professionals in Fort Lauderdale between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Fort Lauderdale has decreased, overall employment in Fort Lauderdale has increased.

Fort Lauderdale Vs. Florida Design employment growth

22,100 22,400 22,990 20,470 18,950
2,280 2,370 2,500 2,270 2,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Lauderdale

Design VS. All professions salaries in Fort Lauderdale

$41,557 $45,038 $48,663 $49,370 $48,968
$37,810 $38,990 $40,040 $40,790 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Fort Lauderdale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Lauderdale

As the number of design professionals in Fort Lauderdale has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. Fort Lauderdale design professionals made $48,968 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for design professionals in Fort Lauderdale was $41,557 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Lauderdale.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Fort Lauderdale

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Design professionals in Fort Lauderdale make a median yearly salary of $45,518. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 226%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,778 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,678 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Fort Lauderdale

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Fort Lauderdale


Many of Fort Lauderdale's design professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Fort Lauderdale


Fort Lauderdale's design schools offer 15 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Fort Lauderdale


Approximately 343 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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