Art Schools In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are 102 accredited schools where art classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Pennsylvania's art academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in art includes 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. Albright College

    1621 N. 13th St., Reading, Pennsylvania 19612-5234

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  2. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  3. Allegheny College

    520 N Main St, Meadville, Pennsylvania 16335-3902

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  4. Antonelli Institute

    300 Montgomery Ave, Erdenheim, Pennsylvania 19038-8242

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  5. The Art Institutes of York-PA

    1409 Williams Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17402-9012

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  6. The Art Institute of Philadelphia

    1622 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-5198

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  7. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

    420 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-1328

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  8. Community College of Beaver County

    1 Campus Drive, Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061-2588

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  9. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  10. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  11. Bradford School in Pittsburgh

    125 West Station Square Drive, Suite 129, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

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  12. Bryn Mawr College

    101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010

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  13. Bucknell University

    Dent Drive, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

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  14. Bucks County Community College

    275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940-4106

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  15. Butler County Community College

    College Drive Oak Hills, Butler, Pennsylvania 16003-1203

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  16. Cabrini College

    610 King of Prussia Rd, Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087-3698

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  17. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  18. Carlow University

    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

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  19. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

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  20. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  21. Central Penn College

    College Hill & Valley Rds, Summerdale, Pennsylvania 17093-0309

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  22. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  23. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

    1837 University Circle, Cheyney, Pennsylvania 19319-0200

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  24. Clarion University of Pennsylvania

    840 Wood St, Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214

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  25. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

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  26. Dickinson College

    College and Louther Streets, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013-2896

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  27. Douglas Education Center

    130 7th St, Monessen, Pennsylvania 15062

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  28. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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  29. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

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  30. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

    200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301-2999

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  31. Eastern University

    1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, Pennsylvania 19087-3696

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  32. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444-0001

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  33. Elizabethtown College

    One Alpha Dr, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania 17022-2298

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  34. Franklin and Marshall College

    College Ave, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-3003

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  35. Gettysburg College

    300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325-1486

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  36. Harcum College

    750 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-3470

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  37. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  38. Haverford College

    370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041-1392

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  39. Holy Family University

    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

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  40. Hussian School of Art

    The Bourse Suite 300 111 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

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  41. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  42. Juniata College

    1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652-2196

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  43. Keystone College

    One College Green, La Plume, Pennsylvania 18440-0200

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  44. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730

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  45. La Roche College

    9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237-5898

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  46. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  47. Lafayette College

    High St, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042-1768

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  48. Lebanon Valley College

    101 N College Ave, Annville, Pennsylvania 17003-1400

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  49. Lehigh Carbon Community College

    4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078-2598

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  50. Berks Technical Institute

    2205 Ridgewood Rd, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania 19610-1168

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  51. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  52. Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

    1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania 19352-0999

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  53. Lock Haven University

    401 North Fairview Street, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745-2390

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  54. Luzerne County Community College

    1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634-3899

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  55. Lycoming College

    700 College Place, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5192

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  56. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

    Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

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  57. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  58. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

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  59. Messiah College

    One College Ave, Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027

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  60. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

    1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551-0302

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  61. Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus

    340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422-0796

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  62. Moore College of Art and Design

    20th and the Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-1179

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  63. Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

    1200 Main St, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018-6650

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  64. Muhlenberg College

    2400 Chew Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104

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  65. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

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  66. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

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  67. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

    128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-1510

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  68. Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

    204 N Prince St, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17608-0059

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  69. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

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  70. Philadelphia University

    School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144-5497

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  71. The University of the Arts

    320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-4901

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  72. Community College of Philadelphia

    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

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  73. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  74. Rosemont College

    1400 Montgomery Ave, Rosemont, Pennsylvania 19010-1699

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  75. Saint Vincent College

    300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650-2690

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  76. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  77. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

    1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257-2299

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  78. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

    1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057-1383

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  79. South Hills School of Business & Technology

    480 Waupelani Dr, State College, Pennsylvania 16801-4516

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  80. Susquehanna University

    514 University Ave, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 17870-1025

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  81. Swarthmore College

    500 College Ave, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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  82. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

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  83. Thiel College

    75 College Ave, Greenville, Pennsylvania 16125-2181

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  84. Ursinus College

    601 E. Main St, Collegeville, Pennsylvania 19426-1000

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  85. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

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  86. Washington & Jefferson College

    60 S Lincoln St, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301

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  87. Waynesburg University

    51 W College St, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370-1257

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  88. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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  89. Westminster College in New Wilmington

    319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172

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  90. Westmoreland County Community College

    145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, Pennsylvania 15697-1895

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  91. Widener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

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  92. Wilkes University

    84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18766

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  93. Wilson College

    1015 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201-1285

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  94. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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  95. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

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  96. Oakbridge Academy of Arts

    1250 Greensburg Rd, Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068

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  97. Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center

    445 Schoolhouse Rd, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

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  98. Lancaster County Career and Technology Center

    1730 Hans Herr Dr, Willow Street, Pennsylvania 17584

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  99. Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School

    833 Metro Dr, Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17042

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  100. Indiana County Technology Center

    441 Hamill Rd, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701-1465

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  101. Forbes Road Career and Technology Center

    607 Beatty Rd, Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146

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  102. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division

    1400 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-4332

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Cities

  1. Art Schools in Philadelphia, PA12 Schools
  2. Art Schools in Pittsburgh, PA10 Schools
  3. Art Schools in Bethlehem, PA3 Schools
  4. Art Schools in Indiana, PA2 Schools
  5. Art Schools in Allentown, PA2 Schools
  6. Art Schools in York, PA2 Schools
  7. Art Schools in Bryn Mawr, PA2 Schools
  8. Art Schools in Lancaster, PA2 Schools
  9. Art Schools in Williamsport, PA2 Schools
  10. Art Schools in Latrobe, PA1 Schools
  11. Art Schools in Carlisle, PA1 Schools
  12. Art Schools in Selinsgrove, PA1 Schools
  13. Art Schools in Swarthmore, PA1 Schools
  14. Art Schools in Youngwood, PA1 Schools
  15. Art Schools in Elizabethtown, PA1 Schools
  16. Art Schools in Cheyney, PA1 Schools
  17. Art Schools in Lebanon, PA1 Schools
  18. Art Schools in Easton, PA1 Schools
  19. Art Schools in West Chester, PA1 Schools
  20. Art Schools in Johnstown, PA1 Schools
  21. Art Schools in Summerdale, PA1 Schools
  22. Art Schools in Schnecksville, PA1 Schools
  23. Art Schools in Blue Bell, PA1 Schools
  24. Art Schools in Butler, PA1 Schools
  25. Art Schools in Harrisburg, PA1 Schools
  26. Art Schools in Collegeville, PA1 Schools
  27. Art Schools in Slippery Rock, PA1 Schools
  28. Art Schools in Chambersburg, PA1 Schools
  29. Art Schools in East Stroudsburg, PA1 Schools
  30. Art Schools in Kutztown, PA1 Schools
  31. Art Schools in Greenville, PA1 Schools
  32. Art Schools in Shippensburg, PA1 Schools
  33. Art Schools in La Plume, PA1 Schools
  34. Art Schools in Reading, PA1 Schools
  35. Art Schools in New Wilmington, PA1 Schools
  36. Art Schools in Gettysburg, PA1 Schools
  37. Art Schools in Scranton, PA1 Schools
  38. Art Schools in Monaca, PA1 Schools
  39. Art Schools in Clarion, PA1 Schools
  40. Art Schools in Nanticoke, PA1 Schools
  41. Art Schools in Monessen, PA1 Schools
  42. Art Schools in Meadville, PA1 Schools
  43. Art Schools in Millersville, PA1 Schools
  44. Art Schools in Newtown, PA1 Schools
  45. Art Schools in Monroeville, PA1 Schools
  46. Art Schools in Edinboro, PA1 Schools
  47. Art Schools in Willow Street, PA1 Schools
  48. Art Schools in Erie, PA1 Schools
  49. Art Schools in Chester, PA1 Schools
  50. Art Schools in Washington, PA1 Schools
  51. Art Schools in Huntingdon, PA1 Schools
  52. Art Schools in Waynesburg, PA1 Schools
  53. Art Schools in State College, PA1 Schools
  54. Art Schools in Lock Haven, PA1 Schools
  55. Art Schools in Glenside, PA1 Schools
  56. Art Schools in California, PA1 Schools
  57. Art Schools in Mansfield, PA1 Schools
  58. Art Schools in Bloomsburg, PA1 Schools
  59. Art Schools in Haverford, PA1 Schools
  60. Art Schools in Greensburg, PA1 Schools
  61. Art Schools in Annville, PA1 Schools
  62. Art Schools in Lewisburg, PA1 Schools
  63. Art Schools in Media, PA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Art Employment

Pennsylvania 1,570
National 78,930

Of all of the art professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Pennsylvania.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Pennsylvania

1,580 1,520 1,290 1,190 780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, the field of art is shrinking. In 2010 there were 800 less art professionals working in Pennsylvania than there were in 2006. This represents a 51% decline in the field. This decline 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 Pennsylvania

$35,083 $36,993 $43,155 $45,445 $45,900
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of art professionals is declining, the salaries paid to art professionals are increasing in Pennsylvania. The mean salary for art professionals in 2006 was $35,083 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $45,900 per year.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$24,650
25th percentile
$30,622
50th percentile
$42,440
75th percentile
$56,870
90th percentile
$75,430

This represents a growth in salaries of 24%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of art, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid art professionals earning 206% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Pennsylvania state.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Animation
$47,107
Art
$52,860
Design
$49,751
Drafting
$48,732
Film
$37,707
Graphic Design
$43,470
Visual Communications
$42,310
Web Design
$43,470

Art professionals in Pennsylvania earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
49
bachelor
178
master
42
doctor
5
Certificate
24
Total298

The number of students graduating from the 102 accredited art schools in Pennsylvania is decreasing. In Pennsylvania, there were 3,902 graduates in 2006. And there were 3,547 graduates from art courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of art school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 9%. 60% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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