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Design Schools
In Norfolk, Virginia

There are 2 design schools in Norfolk for faculty to choose from. The trends in Norfolk's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Design Employment

Norfolk 1,440
Virginia 9,410

Of the 9,410 design professionals employed in Virginia, 1,440 work in Norfolk. There has been a 0% decline in the number of design professionals in Norfolk between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Norfolk has decreased, overall employment in Norfolk has increased.

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Design employment growth

10,680 10,070 10,260 9,840 9,410
1,440 1,600 1,630 1,610 1,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Norfolk

Design VS. All professions salaries in Norfolk

$41,200 $41,765 $44,380 $45,025 $45,942
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Norfolk
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Norfolk

In Norfolk, salaries for design professionals have increased. Norfolk design professionals made $45,942 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Norfolk made an average salary of $41,200 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Norfolk.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Norfolk

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

Design professionals in Norfolk make a median yearly salary of $44,552. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,277 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,873 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Norfolk

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Norfolk


There are 2 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Norfolk's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Norfolk


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Norfolk's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Norfolk


Approximately 81 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Norfolk, Virginia

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