Graphic Design Schools In Georgia

Graphic Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 15 accredited graphic design schools in Georgia. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the graphic design academic community in Georgia, and the future trends in graphic design training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Albany Technical College

    1704 South Slappey Boulevard, Albany, Georgia 31701

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  2. The Art Institute of Atlanta

    6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., 100 Embassy Row, Atlanta, Georgia 30328-1635

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  3. Augusta Technical College

    3200 Augusta Tech Drive, Augusta, Georgia 30906

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  4. Bauder College

    384 Northyards Blvd., Suite 190, Atlanta, Georgia 30313

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  5. Brenau University

    500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville, Georgia 30501-3668

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  6. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

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  7. Southern Crescent Technical College

    501 Varsity Rd, Griffin, Georgia 30223-2042

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  8. Lanier Technical College

    2990 Landrum Education Dr, Oakwood, Georgia 30566

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  9. Reinhardt University

    7300 Reinhardt Circle, Waleska, Georgia 30183-2981

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  10. Savannah College of Art and Design

    342 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31402-3146

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  11. The Creative Circus

    812 Lambert Dr, Atlanta, Georgia 30324

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  12. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

    4089 Val Tech Rd, Valdosta, Georgia 31602

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  13. American InterContinental University in Atlanta

    6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 500 Embassy Row, Atlanta, Georgia 30328

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

Georgia 5,190
National 192,240

Of all of the graphic design professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In Georgia

4,360 4,870 5,160 5,440 5,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of graphic design professionals is growing in Georgia. In Georgia, 830 more graphic design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Georgia, this field has grown by 19% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for graphic design professionals which shows a 1% increase in the number of graphic design professionals working around the nation.

Graphic Design VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$45,000 $47,800 $47,690 $48,100 $48,760
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to graphic design professionals are growing in Georgia. In 2006 graphic design professionals made a mean salary of $45,000 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,760 per year.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$27,050
25th percentile
$33,190
50th percentile
$44,630
75th percentile
$62,380
90th percentile
$75,210

Thus, there was a 8% growth in graphic design professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 178% pay differential between the highest paid graphic design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of graphic design in Georgia.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Georgia

Art
$54,884
Computer Animation
$54,070
Design
$52,966
Graphic Design
$48,760
Visual Communications
$44,072
Web Design
$48,760

In Georgia, graphic design professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Georgia

associate
8
bachelor
11
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
11
Total31

The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited graphic design schools in Georgia is decreasing. In 2006, 526 students graduated from graphic design courses in Georgia. And in 2010, 526 students graduated.

This represents a 0% decrease in the number of graphic design degree or certificate school graduates in Georgia state. A majority of these graduates, or 35%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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