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Design Schools
In Springfield, Virginia

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


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Virginia Design Employment

Springfield 7,770
Virginia 9,410

Exactly 7,770 of Virginia's 9,410 design professionals work in Springfield. There has been a 5% decline in the number of design professionals in Springfield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Springfield has decreased, overall employment in Springfield has increased.

Springfield Vs. Virginia Design employment growth

10,680 10,070 10,260 9,840 9,410
8,150 8,010 8,650 8,360 7,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Design VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$54,184 $53,263 $51,326 $52,471 $52,775
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

Salaries for design professionals in Springfield have decreased. In 2010 design professionals in Springfield reportedly earned an average salary of $52,775 per year. Design professionals in Springfield made a yearly average salary of $54,184, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Springfield

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

Springfield design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,940. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,708 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,331 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Springfield

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

On average design professional salaries in Springfield are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Springfield


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

Design Programs Offered In Springfield


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Springfield


Approximately 8 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Virginia

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