Art Schools In Oregon

In Oregon, there are 21 accredited schools where art classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the state of Oregon, which encompasses art training at the following levels:

  • Art Certificate
  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art
  • PhD degree in Art


Schools

  1. The Art Institute of Portland

    1122 NW Davis St., Portland, Oregon 97209-2911

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  2. Eastern Oregon University

    One University Blvd, La Grande, Oregon 97850

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  3. George Fox University

    414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132

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  4. Lane Community College

    4000 E 30th Ave, Eugene, Oregon 97405-0640

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  5. Lewis & Clark College

    0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd, Portland, Oregon 97219-7899

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  6. Linfield College

    900 SE Baker, McMinnville, Oregon 97128-6894

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  7. Linn-Benton Community College

    6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, Oregon 97321

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  8. Marylhurst University

    17600 Pacific Hwy - Hwy 43, Marylhurst, Oregon 97036-0261

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  9. Mt Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon 97030

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  10. Oregon College of Art and Craft

    8245 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, Oregon 97225

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  11. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

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  12. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

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  13. Pacific Northwest College of Art

    1241 NW Johnson, Portland, Oregon 97209-3023

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  14. Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

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  15. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

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  16. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

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  17. Reed College

    3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

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  18. Southern Oregon University

    1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, Oregon 97520

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  19. Treasure Valley Community College

    650 College Blvd, Ontario, Oregon 97914

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  20. Willamette University

    900 State St, Salem, Oregon 97301

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  21. Western Oregon University

    345 North Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, Oregon 97361-1394

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Art Employment

Oregon 1,130
National 78,930

Approximately 1% of the country's art professionals work in Oregon state.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Oregon

620 730 820 800 670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, the field of art is growing. In 2010 there were 50 more art professionals working in Oregon than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of art professionals has grown by 8%. This is faster than the trend for art professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$41,575 $43,638 $43,702 $43,322 $44,508
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oregon, as the number of art professionals is growing, the salaries earned by art professionals are increasing. Art professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $41,575 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $44,508 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$24,425
25th percentile
$29,092
50th percentile
$43,698
75th percentile
$55,332
90th percentile
$65,522

Thus, there was a 7% growth in art professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Oregon state, within the field of art, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid art professionals earn 168% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Oregon

Animation
$49,850
Art
$49,908
Design
$55,828
Drafting
$48,008
Film
$36,032
Graphic Design
$44,320
Visual Communications
$44,132
Web Design
$44,320

In Oregon, art professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Art programs available for each degree type for all schools in Oregon

associate
9
bachelor
43
master
11
doctor
1
Certificate
7
Total71

As the number of art professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 21 accredited art schools in Oregon state is also increasing. In 2006, 804 students graduated from art courses in Oregon. And in 2010, 893 students graduated.

Thus there was a 11% percent increase in the number of art school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon. A majority of these graduates, or 61%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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