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Design Schools
In Mobile, Alabama

There are 3 design schools in Mobile for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Mobile, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Mobile Vs. Alabama Design Employment

Mobile 220
Alabama 3,370

Of the 3,370 design professionals employed in Alabama, 220 work in Mobile. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Mobile has shrunk by 24%. As the number of design professionals in Mobile has decreased, overall employment in Mobile has increased.

Mobile Vs. Alabama Design employment growth

3,650 3,600 3,840 3,610 3,370
290 220 240 230 220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Mobile

Design VS. All professions salaries in Mobile

$27,630 $29,120 $30,780 $31,680 $29,160
$32,940 $34,380 $35,440 $36,850 $38,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Mobile
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Mobile

In Mobile, salaries for design professionals have increased. Mobile design professionals made $29,160 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Mobile was $27,630 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Mobile.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Mobile

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90th percentile

Design professionals in Mobile earn a median salary of $26,030 per year. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 136%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $18,585 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $43,795 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Mobile

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Mobile


Many of Mobile's design professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Mobile


Mobile's design schools offer 2 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Mobile


In 2010 approximately 5 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Mobile, Alabama

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