Jersey City has a general population of 240,055 and an overall student population of 21,515. Approximately 779 of Jersey City's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Jersey City, the largest design school, by student population, is Anthem Institute-Jersey City and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). In 2010, Anthem Institute-Jersey City graduated approximately 60 students from its design program.
A total of 60 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in Jersey City in 2010.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jersey City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,950 designers in New Jersey, 15,280 were working in the greater Jersey City area. The number of designers in Jersey City is expected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Jersey City is $55,900 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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