Graphic Design Schools In Tennessee

Graphic Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited graphic design schools in Tennessee. The trends in Tennessee's graphic design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in graphic design includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  2. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  3. Tennessee Technology Center at Morristown

    821 W Louise Ave, Morristown, Tennessee 37813-2094

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  4. Daymar Institute in Clarksville

    1860 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040-6718

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  5. Nossi College of Art

    590 Cheron Rd, Madison, Tennessee 37115

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  6. Watkins College of Art Design & Film

    2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37228

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  7. International Academy of Design and Technology in Nashville

    One Bridgestone Park, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

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  8. The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville

    100 Centerview Drive, Suite 250, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-3439

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

Tennessee 2,970
National 192,240

Approximately 2% of the country's graphic design professionals work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In Tennessee

3,310 3,280 3,410 3,240 2,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, graphic design is a shrinking field. In Tennessee, 340 less graphic design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of graphic design has shrunk by 10% in Tennessee. This decline is faster than the change in the number of graphic design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of graphic design professionals has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Graphic Design VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$36,430 $38,370 $40,380 $39,910 $39,350
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by graphic design professionals is increasing in Tennessee. Graphic design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $36,430 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $39,350 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$22,980
25th percentile
$28,800
50th percentile
$36,630
75th percentile
$45,950
90th percentile
$60,590

Thus, graphic design professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 164% 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 Tennessee.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Art
$31,455
Computer Animation
$52,090
Design
$32,520
Graphic Design
$39,350
Visual Communications
$45,570
Web Design
$39,350

Graphic design professionals in Tennessee earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total10

As the number of graphic design professionals is decreasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited graphic design schools in Tennessee state is increasing. In Tennessee, there were 49 graduates in 2006. And there were 90 graduates from graphic design courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of graphic design school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee by 84%. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned an bachelor's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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