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Design Schools
In Polkton, North Carolina

The city of Polkton has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Polkton, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Polkton Vs. North Carolina Design Employment

Polkton 2,170
North Carolina 9,100

Of the 9,100 design professionals employed in North Carolina, 2,170 work in Polkton. Between 2006 and 2010, in Polkton, there has been a 29% growth in the number of design professionals. As the number of design professionals in Polkton has increased, overall employment in Polkton has also increased.

Polkton Vs. North Carolina Design employment growth

9,010 9,640 10,140 9,810 9,100
1,680 1,950 1,950 2,120 2,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Polkton

Design VS. All professions salaries in Polkton

$46,586 $44,936 $51,602 $53,394 $54,171
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Polkton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Polkton

Salaries for design professionals in Polkton have increased. Polkton design professionals made $54,171 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for design professionals in Polkton was $46,586 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Polkton.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Polkton

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Design professionals make a median salary of $48,173 per year in Polkton. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 125%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,474 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,875 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Polkton

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Polkton


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

Design Programs Offered In Polkton


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Polkton's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Polkton


In 2010 approximately 27 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Polkton, North Carolina

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