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Design Schools
In Vancouver, Washington

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Vancouver. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Vancouver, which includes design training at the design certificate level.


Professional Trends

Vancouver Vs. Washington Design Employment

Vancouver 3,090
Washington 7,730

Exactly 3,090 of Washington State's 7,730 design professionals work in Vancouver. There has been a 3% decline in the number of design professionals in Vancouver between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Vancouver has increased.

Vancouver Vs. Washington Design employment growth

7,630 8,100 8,790 8,720 7,730
3,170 3,560 3,890 3,590 3,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Vancouver

Design VS. All professions salaries in Vancouver

$52,986 $49,521 $52,593 $52,415 $58,260
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Vancouver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Vancouver

In Vancouver, salaries for design professionals have increased. Vancouver design professionals made $58,260 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Vancouver made an average salary of $52,986 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Vancouver is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Vancouver

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Design professionals in Vancouver earn a median salary of $53,501 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,549 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 189% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Vancouver

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Vancouver


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

Design Programs Offered In Vancouver


There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Vancouver's design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Vancouver


Approximately 4 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Vancouver, Washington

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