With an overall population of 4,943 and a student population of 1,556, approximately 1,556 of Marion students attend one of Marion's schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Marion, the largest design school, by student population, is McDowell Technical Community College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Design program at McDowell Technical Community College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a design degree in Marion. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Marion was $1,668 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for design related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a designer in Marion, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 19 designers in North Carolina were working in the greater Marion area. The number of designers in Marion is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Marion, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,770 per year. This is lower than the average salary for designers in the state.
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