Art Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Art faculty can choose to work at one of 15 art schools in Atlanta. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the city of Atlanta, which encompasses art training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Art Employment

Atlanta 1,380
Georgia 2,210

Of the 1,610 art professionals employed in Georgia, 900 work in Atlanta. The number of art professionals in Atlanta has grown by 34% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of art professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Art employment growth

1,010 520 1,360 1,580 1,610
670 170 750 220 900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Art VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$44,093 $41,240 $37,807 $35,553 $38,870
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

In Atlanta, salaries for art professionals have decreased. In 2010 Atlanta art professionals earned an average yearly salary of $38,870. The average salary for art professionals in Atlanta was $44,093 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of art professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$25,677
25th percentile
$30,777
50th percentile
$35,720
75th percentile
$44,407
90th percentile
$55,163

Art professionals make a median salary of $35,720 per year in Atlanta. The 10% of art professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,677 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $55,163 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Art
$38,870
Visual Communications
$44,568
Animation
$45,567
Film
$46,830
Drafting
$50,665
Graphic Design
$52,430
Web Design
$52,430
Design
$54,166

On average art professional salaries in Atlanta are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Atlanta

15

Many of Atlanta's art professionals are graduates of one of the 15 accredited art schools in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
7
bachelor
18
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
5
Total35

There are a total of 35 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Atlanta's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Atlanta

associate
79
bachelor
342
master
21
doctor
5
Certificate
105
Total552

Approximately 552 students completed art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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