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Graphic Design Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Graphic Design faculty can choose to work at one of 6 graphic design schools in Atlanta. The trends in Atlanta's graphic design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Graphic Design Employment

Atlanta 3,660
Georgia 5,190

Exactly 3,660 of the 5,190 graphic design professionals employed in Georgia, work in Atlanta. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of graphic design professionals in Atlanta has grown by 16%. Overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Graphic Design employment growth

4,360 4,870 5,160 5,440 5,190
3,160 3,300 3,560 3,790 3,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$46,950 $51,360 $51,110 $51,310 $52,430
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

In Atlanta, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,430 per year was earned by graphic design professionals in Atlanta. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for graphic design professionals in Atlanta was $46,950 per year. The growth in the salary of graphic design professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Atlanta

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

Atlanta graphic design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,560. The difference in pay between the graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 169%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,190 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $78,560 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Computer Animation

Graphic design professional salaries in Atlanta are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Atlanta


There are 6 accredited graphic design schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's graphic design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Atlanta


There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in graphic design offered by Atlanta's graphic design schools.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Atlanta


Approximately 233 students completed graphic design courses in 2010.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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