Art Schools In Washington DC

Art classes faculty can choose to work at one of 9 accredited art schools in Washington DC. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the art academic community in Washington DC, and the future trends in art training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art


Schools

  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Corcoran College of Art and Design

    500 Seventeenth Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006-4804

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Gallaudet University

    800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Art Employment

Washington DC 1,680
National 78,930

Approximately 3% of the country's art professionals work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Washington DC

1,340 110 1,380 1,360 1,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of art professionals is growing in Washington DC. In Washington DC, 90 more art professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington DC, this field has grown by 7% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of art professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$36,675 $80,150 $77,110 $69,530 $71,635
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington DC, as the number of art professionals is growing, the salaries earned by art professionals are increasing. The mean salary for art professionals in 2006 was $36,675 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $71,635 per year.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$40,865
25th percentile
$57,430
50th percentile
$69,080
75th percentile
$89,250
90th percentile
$100,755

This represents a growth in salaries of 49%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Washington DC state, within the field of art, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid art professionals earn 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Animation
$64,345
Art
$75,677
Design
$62,458
Drafting
$53,050
Film
$42,763
Graphic Design
$66,020
Visual Communications
$62,690
Web Design
$66,020

In Washington DC, art professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
3
bachelor
25
master
8
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total36

As the number of art professionals is increasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited art schools in Washington DC state is also increasing. In 2006, 280 students graduated from art courses in Washington DC. And in 2010, 304 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of art school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC by 9%. Most of these graduates, or 69%, earned an bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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