Art Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 29 accredited art schools where art faculty who teach art classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the state of Alabama, which encompasses art training at the following levels:

  • Art Certificate
  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art


Schools

  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

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  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Alabama State University

    915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271

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  5. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Athens State University

    300 N Beaty St, Athens, Alabama 35611

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  7. Auburn University at Montgomery

    7440 East Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596

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  8. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Birmingham Southern College

    900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254

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  10. James H Faulkner State Community College

    1900 US Hwy 31 S, Bay Minette, Alabama 36507-2698

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  11. Faulkner University

    5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, Alabama 36109-3378

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  12. Huntingdon College

    1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36106-2148

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  13. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

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  14. Jefferson Davis Community College

    220 Alco Dr, Brewton, Alabama 36426

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  15. Judson College

    302 Bibb St, Marion, Alabama 36756

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  16. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus

    3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717

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  17. University of Mobile

    5735 College Parkway Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36613-2842

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  18. University of Montevallo

    Station 6001, Montevallo, Alabama 35115-6000

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  19. University of North Alabama

    One Harrison Plaza, Florence, Alabama 35632-0001

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  20. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

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  21. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

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  22. Shelton State Community College

    9500 Old Greensboro Rd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405-8522

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  23. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

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  24. Spring Hill College

    4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

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  25. Stillman College

    3601 Stillman Boulevard, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35403

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  26. Talladega College

    627 W Battle St, Talladega, Alabama 35160

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  27. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

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  28. Virginia College-Birmingham

    488 Palisades Blvd., Birmingham, Alabama 35209

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  29. Virginia College-Mobile

    3725 Airport Blvd, Suite 165, Mobile, Alabama 36608

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Art Employment

Alabama 490
National 78,930

Of all of the art professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Alabama

330 310 220 200 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of art professionals is shrinking in Alabama. In 2010 there were 50 less art professionals working in Alabama than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has shrunk by 15% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of art professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$36,383 $40,938 $43,583 $40,793 $45,055
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by art professionals is increasing in Alabama. The mean salary for art professionals in 2006 was $36,383 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $45,055 per year.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$24,420
25th percentile
$29,530
50th percentile
$38,292
75th percentile
$54,795
90th percentile
$76,185

This represents a 19% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Alabama state, within the field of art, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid art professionals earn 212% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Alabama

Animation
$48,630
Art
$50,088
Design
$47,727
Drafting
$47,705
Film
$29,567
Graphic Design
$45,010
Visual Communications
$43,052
Web Design
$45,010

In Alabama, art professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
6
bachelor
35
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
7
Total53

As the number of art professionals is decreasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 29 accredited art schools in Alabama state is increasing. In 2006, 545 students graduated from art courses in Alabama. And in 2010, 604 students graduated.

Thus there was a 11% percent increase in the number of art school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. A majority of these graduates, or 66%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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