Bethlehem has a general population of 71,329 and an overall student population of 20,642. Approximately 11,196 of Bethlehem's students are enrolled in schools that offer web design programs.
Of the 1 web design schools in Bethlehem, the largest web design school, by student population, is Northampton County Area Community College. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Northampton County Area Community College with credentials in web design.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a web design certificate from one of Bethlehem's web design schools. Tuition in 2009 at Bethlehem's web design schools was $18,464 per year for instate students and $21,824 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for web design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,862 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,602.
After graduating with your credentials in web design, if you decide to work as a web designer in Bethlehem, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,550 web designers in Pennsylvania. Of these web designers, 430 were working in the greater Bethlehem area. The government projects that the number of web designers in Bethlehem will decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for web designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a web designer in Bethlehem is $40,980 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for web designers.