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Web Design Schools

As a professor or instructor of web design classes at one of the 646 accredited web design schools in the country, you play a iperative role in shaping the future of this growing field. The trends in the web design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes web design training at the following levels:

  • Web Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Web Design
  • Bachelors degree in Web Design
  • Masters degree in Web Design


Professional Trends

National Employment growth for Web design professionals

190,880 201,080 209,290 200,870 192,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Dark Yellow: Actual Values

There were 192,240 web design professionals working in the US in 2010. The number of web design professionals has grown by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

And the growth for all careers between the years 2006 and 2010 was 1%.

National Salary percentiles for Web design professionals

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The median yearly salary earned by web design professionals, in 2010, was $43,500. The national median salary for all professions, was $68,155 in the same year. Thus, the median yearly salary for web design professionals in the US was 29% less than the national median salary for all professions.

National Median Salary Growth For Web Design

$39,900 $41,280 $42,400 $43,180 $43,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Salaries

There has been a 9% growth in web design professionals' salaries from 2006 to 2010.

Educational Trends

National Web Design Student enrollment growth by degree

2,750 2,958 2,877 3,673 3,639
731 796 972 1,180 1,161
0 0 0 0 0
39 40 32 149 148
1,696 1,509 1,633 1,986 1,638
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate's Degree in Web Design
  • Blue: Bachelor's Degree in Web Design
  • Red: Doctorates Degree in Web Design
  • Light blue: Master's Degree in Web Design
  • Grey: Certificate in Web Design

The career outlook for web design professionals is showing a rapid change. And, on the educational front, the story is similar. In 2006, 5,216 students graduated from web design degree programs in the US. In 2010, 6,586 students graduated from web design schools.

This represents a 26% change in 4 years. This growth in the number of students graduating from web design courses is greater than the 12% growth nationally for students graduating from institutions of higher learning in general.

Web Design Programs offered Nationwide


The number of schools offering web design programs has decreased.

Web Design Faculty Salaries

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