Gardner has a total population of 20,770 and a student population of 4,761. Of these students, 4,761 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Mount Wachusett Community College is the largest design school in Gardner, based on student population. In 2010, Mount Wachusett Community College graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in design.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in Gardner in 2010. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Gardner was $4,110 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for design related books and supplies every year.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gardner, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 7,880 designers in Massachusetts, 40 were working in the greater Gardner area. The number of designers in Gardner is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Gardner is $35,900 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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