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Design Schools
In Troy, New York

Design faculty can choose to work at one of 3 design schools in Troy. The trends in Troy'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

Troy Vs. New York Design Employment

Troy 830
New York 41,440

Exactly 830 of New York's 41,440 design professionals work in Troy. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Troy has shrunk by 8%. As the number of design professionals in Troy has decreased, overall employment in Troy has increased.

Troy Vs. New York Design employment growth

42,940 43,300 45,910 43,450 41,440
900 940 960 960 830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Troy

Design VS. All professions salaries in Troy

$50,440 $53,168 $52,933 $58,640 $59,434
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Troy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Troy

Salaries for design professionals in Troy have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Troy reportedly earned an average salary of $59,434 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Troy was $50,440 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Troy is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Troy

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

Troy design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,726. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,324 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 138% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Troy

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

Design professional salaries in Troy are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Troy


There are 3 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Troy's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Troy


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Troy's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Troy


Approximately 54 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Troy, New York

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