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Design Schools
In Smithfield, North Carolina

In Smithfield, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The trends in Smithfield'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

Smithfield Vs. North Carolina Design Employment

Smithfield 1,150
North Carolina 9,100

Of the 9,100 design professionals employed in North Carolina, 1,150 work in Smithfield. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Smithfield has grown by 2%. As the number of design professionals in Smithfield has increased, overall employment in Smithfield has decreased.

Smithfield Vs. North Carolina Design employment growth

9,010 9,640 10,140 9,810 9,100
1,130 1,500 1,410 1,420 1,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Smithfield

Design VS. All professions salaries in Smithfield

$51,203 $49,094 $51,242 $53,540 $52,700
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Smithfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Smithfield

In Smithfield, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Smithfield design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $52,700. The average salary for design professionals in Smithfield was $51,203 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Smithfield.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Smithfield

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Design professionals in Smithfield earn a median salary of $50,294 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,412 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,320 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Smithfield

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Smithfield


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

Design Programs Offered In Smithfield


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Smithfield


In 2010 approximately 16 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Smithfield, North Carolina

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