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Design Schools
In Athens, Ohio

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Athens. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Athens, which includes design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Ohio Design Employment

Athens 180
Ohio 14,150

Of the 14,150 design professionals employed in Ohio, 180 work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Athens has shrunk by 14%. As the number of design professionals in Athens has decreased, overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. Ohio Design employment growth

16,490 16,500 16,370 14,870 14,150
210 240 200 No data 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Design VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$22,945 $22,770 $27,050 No data $24,390
$33,000 $34,560 $34,870 No data $35,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

As the number of design professionals in Athens has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Athens design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $24,390. Design professionals in Athens made a yearly average salary of $22,945, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Athens

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals in Athens make a median yearly salary of $22,775. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $17,085 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $35,990 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Athens

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Athens


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

Design Programs Offered In Athens


Athens' design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Athens


In 2010 approximately 16 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Athens, Ohio

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