Design Schools
In Macon, Georgia

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Macon. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Macon, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Macon Vs. Georgia Design Employment

Macon 50
Georgia 9,140

Of the 9,140 design professionals employed in Georgia, 50 work in Macon. There has been a 17% decline in the number of design professionals in Macon between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Macon has decreased, overall employment in Macon has also decreased.

Macon Vs. Georgia Design employment growth

9,960 10,190 10,120 9,890 9,140
60 60 50 50 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Macon

Design VS. All professions salaries in Macon

$30,620 $35,140 $35,160 $36,250 $31,370
$33,550 $34,260 $35,460 $36,140 $36,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Macon
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Macon

As the number of design professionals in Macon has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Macon design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $31,370. Design professionals in Macon made a yearly average salary of $30,620, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Macon is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Macon

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Design professionals make a median salary of $29,030 per year in Macon. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 80%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,480 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $44,020 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Macon

Graphic Design
Web Design
Visual Communications
Game Design

Design professional salaries in Macon are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Macon


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

Design Programs Offered In Macon


Macon's design schools offer 2 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Macon


In 2010 approximately 3 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Macon, Georgia

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