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Design Schools
In Manchester, Connecticut

There is only one design school in Manchester for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Manchester, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Manchester Vs. Connecticut Design Employment

Manchester 1,510
Connecticut 4,990

Exactly 1,510 of Connecticut's 4,890 design professionals work in Manchester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Manchester, there has been a 25% growth in the number of design professionals. As the employment for design professionals in Manchester has increased, overall employment in Manchester has also increased.

Manchester Vs. Connecticut Design employment growth

4,830 5,150 6,050 5,350 4,890
1,210 1,320 1,650 1,390 1,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Manchester

Design VS. All professions salaries in Manchester

$47,906 $49,132 $45,375 $46,357 $51,090
$46,700 $48,650 $50,340 $51,520 $52,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Manchester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Manchester

As the number of design professionals in Manchester has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 Manchester design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $51,090. The average salary for design professionals in Manchester was $47,906 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Manchester.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Manchester

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

Design professionals in Manchester make a median yearly salary of $45,530. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,337 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $75,684 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Manchester

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Manchester


Many of Manchester's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Manchester


Manchester's design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Manchester


In 2010 approximately 10 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Manchester, Connecticut

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