Art Schools
In Portland, Oregon

In Portland, there are 7 art schools where art faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the city of Portland, which encompasses art training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Art Employment

Portland 830
Oregon 1,130

Exactly 440 of Oregon's 670 art professionals work in Portland. There has been a 0% decline in the number of art professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Art employment growth

620 730 820 800 670
440 410 540 510 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Art VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$47,200 $58,155 $55,465 $51,895 $54,425
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for art professionals have increased. In 2010 art professionals in Portland reportedly earned an average salary of $54,425 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, art professionals in Portland made an average salary of $47,200 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$25,825
25th percentile
$33,790
50th percentile
$54,315
75th percentile
$69,100
90th percentile
$81,340

Art professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $54,315. The 10% of art professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,825 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $81,340 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Portland

Visual Communications
$46,800
Web Design
$47,310
Graphic Design
$47,310
Drafting
$51,335
Animation
$52,053
Film
$52,880
Art
$54,425
Design
$58,260

Portland art professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Portland

7

Many of Portland's art professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited art schools in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Portland

associate
4
bachelor
19
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total29

There are a total of 29 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Portland's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Portland

associate
52
bachelor
345
master
27
doctor
0
Certificate
10
Total434

In 2010 approximately 434 students completed art courses.

Art Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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