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Design Schools
In New Haven, Connecticut

There are 2 design schools in New Haven for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in New Haven, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

New Haven Vs. Connecticut Design Employment

New Haven 570
Connecticut 4,990

Of the 4,890 design professionals employed in Connecticut, 570 work in New Haven. The number of design professionals in New Haven has shrunk by 10% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for design professionals in New Haven has decreased, overall employment in New Haven has increased.

New Haven Vs. Connecticut Design employment growth

4,830 5,150 6,050 5,350 4,890
630 610 800 680 570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: New Haven

Design VS. All professions salaries in New Haven

$52,003 $50,767 $51,726 $51,544 $52,678
$44,620 $45,930 $47,900 $49,380 $50,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in New Haven
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Haven

Salaries for design professionals in New Haven have increased. In 2010 design professionals in New Haven reportedly earned an average salary of $52,678 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in New Haven made an average salary of $52,003 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in New Haven is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in New Haven

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

New Haven design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,185. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,718 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $74,420 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in New Haven

Web Design
Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Interior Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in New Haven


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

Design Programs Offered In New Haven


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In New Haven


In 2010 approximately 4 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in New Haven, Connecticut

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