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Design Schools
In Jersey City, New Jersey

The city of Jersey City has 2 schools 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 Jersey City, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Design Employment

Jersey City 33,460
New Jersey 11,270

Of the 11,270 design professionals employed in New Jersey, 33,460 work in Jersey City. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Jersey City has shrunk by 2%. As the employment for design professionals in Jersey City has decreased, overall employment in Jersey City has increased.

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Design employment growth

12,290 12,540 12,340 11,790 11,270
33,970 34,390 36,590 34,280 33,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Jersey City

Design VS. All professions salaries in Jersey City

$62,461 $65,493 $65,828 $68,520 $69,448
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Jersey City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jersey City

As the number of design professionals in Jersey City has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $69,448 per year was earned by design professionals in Jersey City. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Jersey City was $62,461 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Jersey City is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Jersey City

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Jersey City design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $65,076. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,891 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 174% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Jersey City

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Jersey City


Many of Jersey City's design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Jersey City


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Jersey City


Approximately 60 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Jersey City, New Jersey

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