Salem has a total population of 136,924 and a student population of 16,514. Of these students, 12,217 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Chemeketa Community College is the largest design school in Salem, based on student population. In 2010, Chemeketa Community College graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in design.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in design in Salem in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,510 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Salem.
If you plan on staying in Salem after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Salem, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,700 designers in Oregon, 90 were working in the greater Salem area. Salem's designer workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Salem is $38,600 per year, which is higher than the average for designers state-wide.
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