Design Schools
In Tuscaloosa, Alabama

There are 2 design schools in Tuscaloosa for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Tuscaloosa, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design


Professional Trends

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Design Employment

Tuscaloosa 180
Alabama 3,370

Exactly 180 of the 3,370 design professionals employed in Alabama, work in Tuscaloosa. There has been a 0% decline in the number of design professionals in Tuscaloosa between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in Tuscaloosa has decreased, overall employment in Tuscaloosa has also decreased.

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Design employment growth

3,650 3,600 3,840 3,610 3,370
180 150 190 No data 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Tuscaloosa

Design VS. All professions salaries in Tuscaloosa

$26,190 $25,665 $34,997 No data $29,860
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Tuscaloosa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tuscaloosa

As the number of design professionals in Tuscaloosa has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Tuscaloosa reportedly earned an average salary of $29,860 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Tuscaloosa was $26,190 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Tuscaloosa is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Tuscaloosa

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Design professionals in Tuscaloosa earn a median salary of $27,955 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,025 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 134% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Tuscaloosa

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Tuscaloosa


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

Design Programs Offered In Tuscaloosa


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Tuscaloosa


In 2010 approximately 60 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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