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Graphic Design Schools
In Arlington, Virginia

The city of Arlington has 3 schools where graphic design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in graphic design in the city of Arlington, which encompasses graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Arlington Vs. Virginia Graphic Design Employment

Arlington 4,910
Virginia 5,560

Exactly 4,910 of the 5,560 graphic design professionals employed in Virginia, work in Arlington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Arlington, there has been a 4% growth in the number of graphic design professionals. As the number of graphic design professionals in Arlington has increased, overall employment in Arlington has also increased.

Arlington Vs. Virginia Graphic Design employment growth

5,600 5,270 5,890 5,700 5,560
4,720 4,740 5,190 5,000 4,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Arlington

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Arlington

$54,200 $56,520 $56,590 $60,160 $60,450
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Arlington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Arlington

Salaries for graphic design professionals in Arlington have increased. In 2010 graphic design professionals in Arlington reportedly earned an average salary of $60,450 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for graphic design professionals in Arlington was $54,200 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Arlington.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Arlington

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

Graphic design professionals in Arlington make a median yearly salary of $57,920. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,560 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 177% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Arlington

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Computer Animation

On average graphic design professional salaries in Arlington are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Arlington


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

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Arlington


Arlington's graphic design schools offer 5 graphic design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Arlington


In 2010 approximately 95 students graduated from graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Arlington, Virginia

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