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Design Schools
In West Haven, Connecticut

The city of West Haven has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The trends in West Haven'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

West Haven Vs. Connecticut Design Employment

West Haven 570
Connecticut 4,990

Of the 4,890 design professionals employed in Connecticut, 570 work in West Haven. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in West Haven has shrunk by 10%. As the number of design professionals in West Haven has decreased, overall employment in West Haven has increased.

West Haven Vs. Connecticut Design employment growth

4,830 5,150 6,050 5,350 4,890
630 610 800 680 570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: West Haven

Design VS. All professions salaries in West Haven

$52,003 $50,767 $51,726 $51,544 $52,678
$44,620 $45,930 $47,900 $49,380 $50,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in West Haven
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Haven

In West Haven, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 design professionals in West Haven reportedly earned an average salary of $52,678 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in West Haven was $52,003 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in West Haven is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in West Haven

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Design professionals make a median salary of $50,185 per year in West Haven. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 121%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,718 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,420 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in West Haven

Web Design
Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Interior Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in West Haven


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

Design Programs Offered In West Haven


West Haven's design schools offer 2 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In West Haven


Approximately 8 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in West Haven, Connecticut

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