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Design Schools
In Hamden, Connecticut

There are 2 design schools in Hamden for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Hamden, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Hamden Vs. Connecticut Design Employment

Hamden 570
Connecticut 4,990

Exactly 570 of Connecticut's 4,890 design professionals work in Hamden. Between 2006 and 2010, in Hamden, there has been a 10% decline in the number of design professionals. As the employment for design professionals in Hamden has decreased, overall employment in Hamden has increased.

Hamden Vs. Connecticut Design employment growth

4,830 5,150 6,050 5,350 4,890
630 610 800 680 570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Hamden

Design VS. All professions salaries in Hamden

$52,003 $50,767 $51,726 $51,544 $52,678
$44,620 $45,930 $47,900 $49,380 $50,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Hamden
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hamden

In Hamden, salaries for design professionals have increased. Hamden design professionals made $52,678 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Hamden was $52,003 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Hamden.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Hamden

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

Hamden design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,185. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,718 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 121% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Hamden

Web Design
Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Interior Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Hamden


There are 2 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Hamden's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Hamden


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Hamden


In 2010 approximately 47 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Hamden, Connecticut

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