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Design Schools
In Holyoke, Massachusetts

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


Professional Trends

Holyoke Vs. Massachusetts Design Employment

Holyoke 780
Massachusetts 9,730

Of the 9,730 design professionals employed in Massachusetts, 780 work in Holyoke. Between 2006 and 2010, in Holyoke, there has been a 2% decline in the number of design professionals. As the employment for design professionals in Holyoke has decreased, overall employment in Holyoke has increased.

Holyoke Vs. Massachusetts Design employment growth

11,900 11,560 11,870 10,690 9,730
800 710 770 670 780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Holyoke

Design VS. All professions salaries in Holyoke

$51,704 $56,038 $57,948 $55,360 $54,108
$39,790 $40,910 $42,280 $43,250 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Holyoke
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Holyoke

As the number of design professionals in Holyoke has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,108 per year was earned by design professionals in Holyoke. The average salary for design professionals in Holyoke was $51,704 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Holyoke is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Holyoke

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Design professionals in Holyoke make a median yearly salary of $51,172. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,175 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $81,690 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Holyoke

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

On average design professional salaries in Holyoke are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Holyoke


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

Design Programs Offered In Holyoke


There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Holyoke's design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Holyoke


Approximately 2 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Holyoke, Massachusetts

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