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Design Schools
In Decatur, Georgia

There is only one design school in Decatur for faculty to choose from. The trends in Decatur's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Decatur Vs. Georgia Design Employment

Decatur 5,650
Georgia 9,140

Exactly 5,650 of the 9,140 design professionals employed in Georgia, work in Decatur. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Decatur has shrunk by 22%. As the number of design professionals in Decatur has decreased, overall employment in Decatur has increased.

Decatur Vs. Georgia Design employment growth

9,960 10,190 10,120 9,890 9,140
7,290 7,180 7,000 6,920 5,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Decatur

Design VS. All professions salaries in Decatur

$45,946 $47,655 $50,806 $53,032 $54,166
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Decatur
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Decatur

Salaries for design professionals in Decatur have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Decatur reportedly earned an average salary of $54,166 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Decatur was $45,946 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Decatur.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Decatur

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Design professionals in Decatur earn a median salary of $50,784 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,416 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 187% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Decatur

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Interior Design
Computer Animation
Industrial Design
Fashion Design
Game Design

On average design professional salaries in Decatur are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Decatur


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

Design Programs Offered In Decatur

No data at this time.

Decatur's design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Decatur


In 2010 approximately 13 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Decatur, Georgia

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