Design Schools
In Savannah, Georgia

In Savannah, there are 2 design schools where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Savannah, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Design
  • Masters degree in Design


Professional Trends

Savannah Vs. Georgia Design Employment

Savannah 240
Georgia 9,140

Of the 9,140 design professionals employed in Georgia, 240 work in Savannah. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Savannah has grown by 26%. Overall employment in Savannah has also increased.

Savannah Vs. Georgia Design employment growth

9,960 10,190 10,120 9,890 9,140
190 210 250 220 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Savannah

Design VS. All professions salaries in Savannah

$33,410 $31,250 $31,487 $32,753 $42,115
$34,410 $35,520 $37,750 $38,930 $39,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Savannah
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Savannah

As the number of design professionals in Savannah has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 design professionals in Savannah reportedly earned an average salary of $42,115 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Savannah was $33,410 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Savannah.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Savannah

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Savannah design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $37,580. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 165%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,970 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,245 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Savannah

Web Design
Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Interior Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Savannah


There are 2 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Savannah's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Savannah


Savannah's design schools offer 20 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Savannah


In 2010 approximately 990 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Savannah, Georgia

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