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Design Schools
In Columbus, Georgia

The city of Columbus has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Columbus, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Georgia Design Employment

Columbus 200
Georgia 9,140

Exactly 200 of Georgia's 9,140 design professionals work in Columbus. The number of design professionals in Columbus has grown by 18% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of design professionals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Georgia Design employment growth

9,960 10,190 10,120 9,890 9,140
170 190 170 230 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Design VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$31,075 $30,495 $31,100 $41,580 $41,200
$31,920 $33,210 $35,050 $36,680 $37,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

As the number of design professionals in Columbus has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,200 per year was earned by design professionals in Columbus. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Columbus was $31,075 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Columbus

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

Design professionals make a median salary of $38,630 per year in Columbus. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 121%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,455 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $58,550 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Columbus

Interior Design
Visual Communications
Game Design
Graphic Design
Web Design

Design professional salaries in Columbus are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Columbus


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

Design Programs Offered In Columbus


Columbus' design schools offer 2 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Columbus


Approximately 11 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Georgia

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