Design Schools
In Athens, Georgia

The city of Athens has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Athens, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Design Employment

Athens 200
Georgia 9,140

Exactly 200 of the 9,140 design professionals employed in Georgia, work in Athens. The number of design professionals in Athens has grown by 100% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of design professionals in Athens has increased, overall employment in Athens has also increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Design employment growth

9,960 10,190 10,120 9,890 9,140
100 140 170 160 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Design VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$36,080 $31,155 $33,820 $41,830 $32,220
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

Salaries for design professionals in Athens have decreased. In 2010 Athens design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $32,220. The average salary for design professionals in Athens was $36,080 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Athens

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals in Athens make a median yearly salary of $29,285. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,215 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 148% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Athens

Interior Design
Web Design
Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Game Design

Athens design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Athens


There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Athens' design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Athens


Athens' design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Athens


In 2010 approximately 2 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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