Visual Communications Schools In Arkansas

There are 10 accredited visual communications schools in Arkansas for faculty who teach visual communications classes to choose from. The trends in Arkansas' visual communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in visual communications includes visual communications training at the following levels:

  • Visual Communications Certificate
  • Associates degree in Visual Communications
  • Bachelors degree in Visual Communications
  • Masters degree in Visual Communications


Schools

  1. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

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  2. Arkansas Tech University

    Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222

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  3. National Park Community College

    101 College Dr, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913

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  4. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

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  5. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

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  6. University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

    1537 University Blvd., Morrilton, Arkansas 72110

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  7. South Arkansas Community College

    300 S West Ave, El Dorado, Arkansas 71731-7010

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  8. Southern Arkansas University Tech

    100 Carr Road, Camden, Arkansas 71701-1906

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  9. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

    One College Dr, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712-5091

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  10. ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock

    4520 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204-9925

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Arkansas 1,130
National 270,000

Approximately 0% of the country's visual communications professionals work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Arkansas

1,280 1,350 1,340 1,300 1,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, the field of visual communications is shrinking. There were 150 less visual communications professionals working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 12% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for visual communications professionals which shows a 4% increase in the number of visual communications professionals working around the nation.

Visual Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$28,055 $32,917 $31,977 $35,497 $36,737
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by visual communications professionals is increasing in Arkansas. Visual communications professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $28,055 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $36,737 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$22,610
25th percentile
$27,497
50th percentile
$34,527
75th percentile
$43,120
90th percentile
$55,993

Thus, there was a 24% growth in visual communications professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Arkansas state, within the field of visual communications, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid visual communications professionals earn 148% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Art
$58,470
Drafting
$41,990
Graphic Design
$36,580
Industrial Design
$48,230
Interior Design
$35,460
Visual Communications
$36,737
Web Design
$36,580

In Arkansas, visual communications professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas

associate
5
bachelor
4
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total11

As the number of visual communications professionals is decreasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited visual communications schools in Arkansas state is decreasing. In 2006, 88 students graduated from visual communications courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 84 students graduated.

This represents a 5% decrease in the number of visual communications degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. A majority of these graduates, or 45%, graduated with a associate's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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