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Design Schools
In Spartanburg, South Carolina

There are 2 design schools in Spartanburg for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Spartanburg, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Spartanburg Vs. South Carolina Design Employment

Spartanburg 160
South Carolina 3,650

Exactly 160 of South Carolina's 3,650 design professionals work in Spartanburg. Between 2006 and 2010, in Spartanburg, there has been a 23% growth in the number of design professionals. As the number of design professionals in Spartanburg has increased, overall employment in Spartanburg has also increased.

Spartanburg Vs. South Carolina Design employment growth

3,630 3,770 4,410 3,890 3,650
130 160 150 140 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Spartanburg

Design VS. All professions salaries in Spartanburg

$33,545 $35,105 $34,853 $40,550 $42,770
$35,820 $35,900 $37,360 $38,300 $38,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Spartanburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Spartanburg

In Spartanburg, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Spartanburg design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $42,770. The average salary for design professionals in Spartanburg was $33,545 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Spartanburg is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Spartanburg

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

Spartanburg design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $40,800. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,730 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $66,190 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Spartanburg

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Game Design

Design professional salaries in Spartanburg are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Spartanburg


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

Design Programs Offered In Spartanburg


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Spartanburg


In 2010 approximately 9 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Spartanburg, South Carolina

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