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Design Schools
In Gresham, Oregon

In Gresham, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Gresham, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Gresham Vs. Oregon Design Employment

Gresham 3,090
Oregon 4,460

Exactly 3,090 of the 4,460 design professionals employed in Oregon, work in Gresham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Gresham, there has been a 3% decline in the number of design professionals. As the number of design professionals in Gresham has decreased, overall employment in Gresham has increased.

Gresham Vs. Oregon Design employment growth

4,610 5,020 5,490 5,020 4,460
3,170 3,560 3,890 3,590 3,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Gresham

Design VS. All professions salaries in Gresham

$52,986 $49,521 $52,593 $52,415 $58,260
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Gresham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Gresham

In Gresham, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Gresham design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,260. The average salary for design professionals in Gresham was $52,986 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Gresham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Gresham

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

Design professionals in Gresham earn a median salary of $53,501 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,549 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $94,196 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Gresham

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

Gresham design professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Gresham


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

Design Programs Offered In Gresham


Gresham's design schools offer 2 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Gresham


Approximately 18 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Gresham, Oregon

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