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Design Schools
In Roanoke, Virginia

The city of Roanoke has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The trends in Roanoke's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Design Employment

Roanoke 310
Virginia 9,410

Of the 9,410 design professionals employed in Virginia, 310 work in Roanoke. Between 2006 and 2010, in Roanoke, there has been a 3% decline in the number of design professionals. As the employment for design professionals in Roanoke has decreased, overall employment in Roanoke has increased.

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Design employment growth

10,680 10,070 10,260 9,840 9,410
320 320 300 350 310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Roanoke

Design VS. All professions salaries in Roanoke

$35,407 $37,610 $39,707 $42,013 $43,667
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Roanoke
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Roanoke

In Roanoke, salaries for design professionals have increased. Roanoke design professionals made $43,667 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for design professionals in Roanoke was $35,407 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Roanoke is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Roanoke

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Design professionals make a median salary of $35,903 per year in Roanoke. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 249%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,480 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $81,830 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Roanoke

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design
Interior Design

On average design professionals in Roanoke earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Roanoke.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Roanoke


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

Design Programs Offered In Roanoke


Roanoke's design schools offer 2 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Roanoke


In 2010 approximately 16 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Roanoke, Virginia

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