Meridian has a total population of 39,968 and a student population of 3,997. Of these students, 3,949 are enrolled in schools that offer web design programs.
Meridian's largest web design school is Meridian Community College. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Meridian Community College with credentials in web design.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a web design degree from one of Meridian's web design schools. Tuition in 2009 at Meridian's web design schools was $9,705 per year for instate students and $11,085 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for web design related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,850 per year, on average, for room and board at Meridian-based web design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,280.
If you decide to work as a web designer in Meridian, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,220 web designers in Mississippi, 80 were working in the greater Meridian area. By the year 2018, the number of web designers is expected to increase by 13% in Meridian. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for web designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a web designer in Meridian is $28,900 per year, which is lower than the average for web designers state-wide.