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Graphic Design Schools
In Charlotte, North Carolina

In Charlotte, there are 4 graphic design schools where graphic design faculty can find employment. The trends in Charlotte's graphic design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Graphic Design Employment

Charlotte 1,500
North Carolina 5,350

Exactly 1,500 of North Carolina's 5,350 graphic design professionals work in Charlotte. Between 2006 and 2010, in Charlotte, there has been a 105% growth in the number of graphic design professionals. As the number of graphic design professionals in Charlotte has increased, overall employment in Charlotte has also increased.

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Graphic Design employment growth

4,140 4,270 4,940 5,290 5,350
730 750 1,070 1,300 1,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charlotte

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Charlotte

$40,880 $45,010 $45,250 $50,030 $49,750
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Charlotte
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charlotte

In Charlotte, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. In 2010 graphic design professionals in Charlotte reportedly earned an average salary of $49,750 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for graphic design professionals in Charlotte was $40,880 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Charlotte.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Charlotte

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

Graphic design professionals in Charlotte earn a median salary of $44,510 per year. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,680 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 157% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Charlotte

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design

Graphic design professional salaries in Charlotte are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Charlotte


Many of Charlotte's graphic design professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited graphic design schools in the city.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Charlotte


Charlotte's graphic design schools offer 7 graphic design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Charlotte


In 2010 approximately 112 students completed graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina

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