Design Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

The city of Jackson has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Jackson, which encompasses design training at the design associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Design Employment

Jackson 470
Mississippi 1,450

Of the 1,450 design professionals employed in Mississippi, 470 work in Jackson. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Jackson has shrunk by 4%. Overall employment in Jackson has increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Design employment growth

1,840 1,640 1,550 1,570 1,450
490 600 570 380 470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Design VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$37,860 $40,783 $39,963 $39,700 $38,508
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

In Jackson, salaries for design professionals have increased. Jackson design professionals made $38,508 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Jackson made an average salary of $37,860 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Jackson.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Jackson

10th percentile
$23,605
25th percentile
$27,795
50th percentile
$32,800
75th percentile
$43,748
90th percentile
$60,590

Design professionals make a median salary of $32,800 per year in Jackson. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,605 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,590 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Jackson

Interior Design
$28,970
Visual Communications
$34,720
Graphic Design
$38,200
Web Design
$38,200
Design
$38,508
Computer Animation
$46,370
Drafting
$49,147
Game Design
$56,785

On average design professional salaries in Jackson are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Jackson

1

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

Design Programs Offered In Jackson

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Jackson's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Jackson

associate
12
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total12

Approximately 12 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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