Art Schools In West Virginia

Art classes faculty can choose to work at one of 16 accredited art schools in West Virginia. The trends in West Virginia'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


Schools

  1. Alderson Broaddus College

    101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035

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  2. Mountain State University

    410 Neville Street, Beckley, West Virginia 25801-9003

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  3. Cabell County Career Technology Center

    1035 Norway Ave, Huntington, West Virginia 25705-2827

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  4. University of Charleston

    2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, West Virginia 25304

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  5. Concord University

    100 Vermillion Street, Athens, West Virginia 24712

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  6. Davis & Elkins College

    100 Campus Dr, Elkins, West Virginia 26241-3996

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  7. Fairmont State University

    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554-2470

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  8. Marshall University

    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

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  9. Shepherd University

    301 N. King St, Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-3210

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  10. West Virginia State University

    Rte 25, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

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  11. West Liberty University

    Route 88, West Liberty, West Virginia 26074

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  12. West Virginia Wesleyan College

    59 College Ave, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-2994

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  13. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

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  14. Putnam Career and Technical Center

    300 Roosevelt Boulevard, Eleanor, West Virginia 25070-0640

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  15. Mountwest Community and Technical College

    1 John Marshall Way, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

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  16. New River Community and Technical College

    221 George Street, Suite 2, Beckley, West Virginia 25801

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Art Employment

West Virginia 0
National 78,930

Of all of the art professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of West Virginia.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In West Virginia

150 130 80 100 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Art is a shrinking field in West Virginia. In West Virginia, 90 less art professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in West Virginia, this field has shrunk by 100% in four years. This is faster than the trend for art professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in West Virginia

$54,400 $62,450 $30,175 $77,590 $21,260
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by art professionals is decreasing in West Virginia. Art professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,760 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $21,260 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$15,950
25th percentile
$16,870
50th percentile
$18,380
75th percentile
$22,070
90th percentile
$34,440

Thus, art professionals' salaries declined by 134% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. There is a 116% pay differential between the highest paid art professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of art in West Virginia.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Animation
$38,090
Art
$21,260
Design
$38,775
Drafting
$40,297
Film
$20,765
Graphic Design
$38,090
Visual Communications
$39,257
Web Design
$38,090

In West Virginia, art professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Art programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia

associate
3
bachelor
17
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total25

The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited art schools in West Virginia is decreasing. In 2006 there were 205 art graduates from art courses in West Virginia and in 2010 there were 166 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of art school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia by 19%. Most of these graduates, or 68%, earned a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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