Art Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Art faculty can choose to work at one of 10 art schools in Pittsburgh. The trends in Pittsburgh'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

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Art Employment

Pittsburgh 210
Pennsylvania 1,570

Exactly 70 of Pennsylvania's 780 art professionals work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, in Pittsburgh, there has been a 56% decline in the number of art professionals. As the number of art professionals in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Art employment growth

1,580 1,520 1,290 1,190 780
160 210 130 100 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Art VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$36,965 $36,300 $44,790 $47,550 $42,410
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

As the number of art professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk, salaries for art professionals have increased. In 2010 art professionals in Pittsburgh reportedly earned an average salary of $42,410 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for art professionals in Pittsburgh was $36,965 per year. The growth in the salary of art professionals in Pittsburgh is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$25,160
25th percentile
$27,910
50th percentile
$36,290
75th percentile
$44,950
90th percentile
$65,680

Art professionals in Pittsburgh make a median yearly salary of $36,290. The 10% of art professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,160 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 161% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Film
$37,045
Visual Communications
$37,327
Web Design
$40,030
Graphic Design
$40,030
Animation
$41,220
Art
$42,410
Design
$46,147
Drafting
$47,600

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

Educational Trends

Art schools in Pittsburgh

10

Many of Pittsburgh's art professionals are graduates of one of the 10 accredited art schools in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
7
bachelor
15
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total28

There are a total of 28 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Pittsburgh's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
227
bachelor
521
master
12
doctor
7
Certificate
9
Total776

In 2010 approximately 776 students graduated from art courses.

Art Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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