Tyler has a total population of 83,650 and a student population of 18,298. Of these students, 11,045 are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Tyler's largest graphic design school is Tyler Junior College. In 2010, approximately 31 students graduated from the Graphic Design program at Tyler Junior College.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a graphic design degree from one of Tyler's graphic design schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,424 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tyler graphic design schools was an average of $12,024 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,116 for graphic design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,150 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,362.
If you plan on staying in Tyler after graduating from graphic design school, you should know that job prospects for graphic designers in Tyler, which is the most popular graphic design profession, are good. In 2010, there were 15,420 graphic designers in Texas. Of these graphic designers, 130 were working in the greater Tyler area. By the year 2018, the number of graphic designers is expected to increase by 13% in Tyler. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in Tyler is $30,370 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.