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Design Schools
In Lakewood, Washington

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Lakewood. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Lakewood, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lakewood Vs. Washington Design Employment

Lakewood 360
Washington 7,730

Exactly 360 of Washington State's 7,730 design professionals work in Lakewood. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lakewood, there has been a 3% growth in the number of design professionals. As the employment for design professionals in Lakewood has increased, overall employment in Lakewood has also increased.

Lakewood Vs. Washington Design employment growth

7,630 8,100 8,790 8,720 7,730
350 320 320 300 360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Lakewood

Design VS. All professions salaries in Lakewood

$38,670 $39,935 $41,285 $42,012 $43,797
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Lakewood
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lakewood

Salaries for design professionals in Lakewood have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,797 per year was earned by design professionals in Lakewood. The average salary for design professionals in Lakewood was $38,670 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Lakewood is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Lakewood

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Design professionals in Lakewood earn a median salary of $41,650 per year. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 130%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,687 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,080 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Lakewood

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Lakewood


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

Design Programs Offered In Lakewood


Lakewood's design schools offer 7 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Lakewood


Approximately 65 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Lakewood, Washington

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