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Design Schools In Mississippi

There are 10 accredited design schools in Mississippi for faculty who teach design classes to choose from. The trends in Mississippi's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:


  1. Antonelli College in Jackson

    2323 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39232

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  2. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  3. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  4. Meridian Community College

    910 Hwy 19 N, Meridian, Mississippi 39307-5801

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  5. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  6. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  7. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  8. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  9. Antonelli College in Hattiesburg

    1500 N 31st Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

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  10. ITT Technical Institute in Madison, MI

    382 Galleria Pkwy Ste 100, Madison, Mississippi 39110

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Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Design Employment

Mississippi 1,450
National 370,320

Of all of the design professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Design professionals In Mississippi

1,840 1,640 1,550 1,570 1,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Design is a shrinking field in Mississippi. There were 390 less design professionals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Mississippi, this field has shrunk by 21% in four years. This is faster than the trend for design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of design professionals has shrunk by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Design VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$36,452 $39,008 $40,266 $41,468 $44,380
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by design professionals is increasing in Mississippi. The mean salary for design professionals in 2006 was $36,452 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $44,380 per year.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Mississippi

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 18% growth in design professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid design professionals earning 201% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Mississippi state.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Mississippi

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

In Mississippi, design professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Mississippi


As the number of design professionals is decreasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited design schools in Mississippi state is decreasing. In Mississippi, there were 76 graduates in 2006. And there were 71 graduates from design courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 7% percent decrease in the number of design school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi. 88% of these graduates received a associate's degree in design.

Design Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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