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Industrial Design Schools In Georgia

There are 2 accredited industrial design schools in Georgia for faculty who teach industrial design classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in industrial design in the state of Georgia, which encompasses industrial design training at the following levels:


  1. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

    225 North Ave, Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0530

    36 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Savannah College of Art and Design

    342 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31402-3146

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Industrial Design Employment

Georgia 520
National 28,670

Of all of the industrial design professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Industrial design professionals In Georgia

500 490 500 520 520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Industrial Design is a growing field in Georgia. There were 20 more industrial design professionals working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Georgia, this field has grown by 4% in four years. This is slower than the trend for industrial design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of industrial design professionals has shrunk by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Industrial Design VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$51,840 $52,490 $55,870 $60,700 $58,440
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Industrial Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Georgia, as the number of industrial design professionals is growing, the salaries earned by industrial design professionals are increasing. In 2006 industrial design professionals made a mean salary of $51,840 per year, and in 2010 they made $58,440 per year.

Salary percentiles for Industrial design professionals in Georgia

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

This represents a 11% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 154% pay differential between the highest paid industrial design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of industrial design in Georgia.

Average Salaries for Industrial design professionals and related professions in Georgia

Civil Engineering
Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Industrial Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Georgia


As the number of industrial design professionals is increasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited industrial design schools in Georgia state is also increasing. In Georgia, there were 107 graduates in 2006. And there were 117 graduates from industrial design courses in 2010.

This represents a 9% increase in the number of industrial design degree or certificate school graduates in Georgia state. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in industrial design.

Industrial Design Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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