Art Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Art faculty can choose to work at one of 12 art schools in Philadelphia. The trends in Philadelphia's art academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Art Employment

Philadelphia 760
Pennsylvania 1,570

Exactly 340 of Pennsylvania's 780 art professionals work in Philadelphia. The number of art professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for art professionals in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Art employment growth

1,580 1,520 1,290 1,190 780
350 350 400 620 340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Art VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$52,720 $49,080 $55,135 $44,150 $44,007
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

As the number of art professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk, salaries for art professionals have also decreased. Philadelphia art professionals made $44,007 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, art professionals in Philadelphia made an average salary of $52,720 per year. The decline in the salary of art professionals in Philadelphia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$24,900
25th percentile
$32,327
50th percentile
$38,563
75th percentile
$52,253
90th percentile
$72,067

Art professionals in Philadelphia earn a median salary of $38,563 per year. The 10% of art professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,900 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $72,067 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Film
$40,410
Art
$44,007
Visual Communications
$47,555
Graphic Design
$49,560
Web Design
$49,560
Design
$52,596
Animation
$53,030
Drafting
$55,608

Art professional salaries in Philadelphia are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Philadelphia

12

Many of Philadelphia's art professionals are graduates of one of the 12 accredited art schools in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
5
bachelor
39
master
18
doctor
2
Certificate
3
Total67

Philadelphia's art schools offer 67 art degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
65
bachelor
821
master
166
doctor
2
Certificate
11
Total1,065

Approximately 1,065 students graduated from art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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