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Design Schools
In Scranton, Pennsylvania

The city of Scranton has 2 schools where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Scranton, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Design Employment

Scranton 530
Pennsylvania 14,850

Exactly 530 of the 14,850 design professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Scranton. There has been a 15% growth in the number of design professionals in Scranton between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Scranton has also increased.

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Design employment growth

15,700 16,160 16,640 15,590 14,850
460 560 560 510 530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Scranton

Design VS. All professions salaries in Scranton

$33,860 $38,216 $40,343 $40,045 $36,967
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Scranton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Scranton

In Scranton, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,967 per year was earned by design professionals in Scranton. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Scranton was $33,860 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Scranton.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Scranton

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

Scranton design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $35,500. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 104%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,183 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $51,497 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Scranton

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Interior Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Scranton


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

Design Programs Offered In Scranton


Scranton's design schools offer 8 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Scranton


In 2010 approximately 55 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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