Design Schools
In Huntington, West Virginia

In Huntington, there are 3 design 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 Huntington, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Huntington Vs. West Virginia Design Employment

Huntington 120
West Virginia 1,080

Exactly 120 of West Virginia's 1,080 design professionals work in Huntington. The number of design professionals in Huntington has shrunk by 25% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Huntington has decreased, overall employment in Huntington has increased.

Huntington Vs. West Virginia Design employment growth

1,150 1,130 1,210 1,120 1,080
160 130 120 110 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Huntington

Design VS. All professions salaries in Huntington

$23,210 $25,125 $26,070 $25,655 $26,455
$31,920 $32,560 $33,620 $34,480 $35,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Huntington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Huntington

In Huntington, salaries for design professionals have increased. Huntington design professionals made $26,455 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for design professionals in Huntington was $23,210 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Huntington is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Huntington

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

Design professionals in Huntington earn a median salary of $25,405 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $17,470 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 123% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Huntington

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Huntington


There are 3 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Huntington's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Huntington


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Huntington


In 2010 approximately 2 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Huntington, West Virginia

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