Design Schools
In Athens, West Virginia

There is only one design school in Athens for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Athens, which includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. West Virginia Design Employment

Athens 50
West Virginia 1,080

Exactly 50 of West Virginia's 1,080 design professionals work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Athens has shrunk by 74%. Overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. West Virginia Design employment growth

1,150 1,130 1,210 1,120 1,080
190 170 40 No data 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Design VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$23,015 $24,565 $25,660 No data $25,285
$29,770 $30,540 $31,560 No data $33,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

Salaries for design professionals in Athens have increased. In 2010 Athens design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $25,285. The average salary for design professionals in Athens was $23,015 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Athens is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$17,305
25th percentile
$18,735
50th percentile
$21,530
75th percentile
$27,780
90th percentile
$37,980

Athens design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $21,530. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $17,305 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 119% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Athens

Design
$25,285
Visual Communications
$32,970
Graphic Design
$32,970
Web Design
$32,970
Drafting
$40,330
Game Design
$40,910

On average design professionals in Athens earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Athens.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Athens

1

Many of Athens' design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

In 2010 approximately 5 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Athens, West Virginia

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