Bay Minette has a general population of 7,820 and an overall student population of 4,355. Approximately 4,355 of Bay Minette's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Bay Minette, by student population, is James H Faulkner State Community College. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from James H Faulkner State Community College with credentials in design.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a design degree from one of Bay Minette's design schools. Tuition in 2009 at Bay Minette's design schools was $10,290 per year for instate students and $12,420 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,290.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bay Minette, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,540 designers in Alabama, 80 were working in the greater Bay Minette area. Bay Minette's designer workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Bay Minette is $20,280 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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