Jackson, MS (population: 171,210) has one interior decorating school within its city limits. Antonelli College has a total student population of 394. It is the 4658th highest ranked school in the USA and the 51st highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology).
Interior Decorating students from Jackson schools who go on to become interior decorators, interior designers, interior design professors, interior design coordinators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,010 people working as interior designers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $51,990. Also, Fashion designers make on average $74,410 per year and there are about 15,780 of them employed in the US today.
Jackson lies in Hinds county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Jackson area has 245,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $17.60/hr average worker wage, and a $36,600 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antonelli College ends up costing a student $18,105/yr.