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Design Schools
In Summerdale, Pennsylvania

There is only one design school in Summerdale for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Summerdale, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Summerdale Vs. Pennsylvania Design Employment

Summerdale 540
Pennsylvania 14,850

Exactly 540 of the 14,850 design professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Summerdale. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Summerdale has shrunk by 19%. As the employment for design professionals in Summerdale has decreased, overall employment in Summerdale has increased.

Summerdale Vs. Pennsylvania Design employment growth

15,700 16,160 16,640 15,590 14,850
670 630 640 620 540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Summerdale

Design VS. All professions salaries in Summerdale

$35,392 $42,230 $43,882 $45,294 $46,162
$37,850 $39,190 $40,700 $42,140 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Summerdale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Summerdale

In Summerdale, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $46,162 per year was earned by design professionals in Summerdale. Design professionals in Summerdale made a yearly average salary of $35,392, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Summerdale.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Summerdale

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25th percentile
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Summerdale design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,622. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 145%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,482 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $69,756 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Summerdale

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Summerdale


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

Design Programs Offered In Summerdale


Summerdale's design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Summerdale


In 2010 approximately 3 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Summerdale, Pennsylvania

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