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Design Schools
In Bessemer, Alabama

There is only one design school in Bessemer for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Bessemer, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Bessemer Vs. Alabama Design Employment

Bessemer 180
Alabama 3,370

Exactly 180 of Alabama's 3,370 design professionals work in Bessemer. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Bessemer has shrunk by 0%. As the number of design professionals in Bessemer has decreased, overall employment in Bessemer has also decreased.

Bessemer 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: Bessemer

Design VS. All professions salaries in Bessemer

$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 Bessemer
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bessemer

As the number of design professionals in Bessemer has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. Bessemer design professionals made $29,860 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Bessemer made an average salary of $26,190 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bessemer.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Bessemer

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Bessemer design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $27,955. 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 $44,530 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Bessemer

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Bessemer


There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Bessemer's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Bessemer


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Bessemer


Approximately 42 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Bessemer, Alabama

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