Design Schools
In Meridian, Mississippi

In Meridian, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Meridian, which includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Design Employment

Meridian 120
Mississippi 1,450

Of the 1,450 design professionals employed in Mississippi, 120 work in Meridian. Between 2006 and 2010, in Meridian, there has been a 20% decline in the number of design professionals. As the number of design professionals in Meridian has decreased, overall employment in Meridian has also decreased.

Meridian Vs. Mississippi Design employment growth

1,840 1,640 1,550 1,570 1,450
150 130 130 No data 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Meridian

Design VS. All professions salaries in Meridian

$22,210 $22,980 $23,570 No data $25,350
$27,970 $29,800 $30,880 No data $31,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Meridian
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Meridian

As the number of design professionals in Meridian has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $25,350 per year was earned by design professionals in Meridian. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Meridian made an average salary of $22,210 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Meridian is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Meridian

10th percentile
$18,980
25th percentile
$20,420
50th percentile
$23,995
75th percentile
$29,370
90th percentile
$34,800

Meridian design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $23,995. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 83%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $18,980 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $34,800 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Meridian

Design
$25,350
Visual Communications
$27,440
Graphic Design
$31,030
Web Design
$31,030
Drafting
$34,080
Game Design
$44,865

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Meridian

1

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

Design Programs Offered In Meridian

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Meridian's design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Meridian

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Approximately 1 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Meridian, Mississippi

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