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Design Schools
In Syracuse, New York

In Syracuse, there are 2 design 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 Syracuse, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Syracuse Vs. New York Design Employment

Syracuse 780
New York 41,440

Exactly 780 of New York's 41,440 design professionals work in Syracuse. The number of design professionals in Syracuse has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Syracuse has decreased, overall employment in Syracuse has increased.

Syracuse Vs. New York Design employment growth

42,940 43,300 45,910 43,450 41,440
820 680 830 820 780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Syracuse

Design VS. All professions salaries in Syracuse

$42,908 $47,825 $53,892 $53,222 $44,920
$38,070 $39,540 $40,970 $42,270 $43,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Syracuse
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Syracuse

In Syracuse, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Syracuse design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,920. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Syracuse made an average salary of $42,908 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Syracuse.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Syracuse

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

Design professionals in Syracuse earn a median salary of $42,070 per year. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 180%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,330 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,820 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Syracuse

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Syracuse


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

Design Programs Offered In Syracuse


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Syracuse's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Syracuse


Approximately 210 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Syracuse, New York

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