Johnson City has a general population of 55,469 and an overall student population of 14,605. Approximately 14,421 of Johnson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in Johnson City, by student population, is East Tennessee State University. In 2010, East Tennessee State University graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a design degree from one of Johnson City's design schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Johnson City design schools was an average of $31,319 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,090 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Johnson City. And if you live on campus at one of the Johnson City-based design schools, you will have an added expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,891.
After graduating with your credentials in design, if you decide to work as a designer in Johnson City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,630 designers in Tennessee. Of these designers, 80 were working in the greater Johnson City area. The government projects that the number of designers in Johnson City will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Johnson City is $30,330 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
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