Art Schools
In Washington DC

The city of Washington has 9 schools where art faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the art academic community in Washington, and the future trends. Academia in art includes art training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Art Employment

Washington DC 970
Washington DC 1,680

Exactly 410 of Washington DC's 1,430 art professionals work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of art professionals in Washington has shrunk by 43%. As the number of art professionals in Washington has decreased, overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Art employment growth

1,340 110 1,380 1,360 1,430
720 840 760 680 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Art VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$55,920 $52,553 $56,860 $54,700 $60,900
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

In Washington, salaries for art professionals have increased. In 2010 art professionals in Washington reportedly earned an average salary of $60,900 per year. The average salary for art professionals in Washington was $55,920 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Washington.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$37,050
25th percentile
$47,150
50th percentile
$59,960
75th percentile
$73,720
90th percentile
$85,960

Art professionals in Washington earn a median salary of $59,960 per year. The 10% of art professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,050 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $85,960 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Design
$52,775
Visual Communications
$57,748
Drafting
$58,800
Web Design
$60,450
Graphic Design
$60,450
Animation
$60,750
Art
$60,900
Film
$61,870

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

Educational Trends

Art schools in Washington DC

9

Many of Washington's art professionals are graduates of one of the 9 accredited art schools in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Washington DC

associate
3
bachelor
19
master
8
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total30

Washington's art schools offer 30 art degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Washington DC

associate
9
bachelor
217
master
78
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total304

Approximately 304 students graduated from art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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