Visual Communications Schools
In Athens, West Virginia

The city of Athens has only one school where visual communications faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in visual communications in the city of Athens, which encompasses visual communications training at the visual communications bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. West Virginia Visual Communications Employment

Athens 50
West Virginia 730

Of the 730 visual communications professionals employed in West Virginia, 50 work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of visual communications professionals in Athens has shrunk by 29%. As the number of visual communications professionals in Athens has decreased, overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. West Virginia Visual Communications employment growth

540 550 660 670 730
70 50 40 No data 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$28,630 $30,360 $33,920 No data $32,970
$29,770 $30,540 $31,560 No data $33,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

In Athens, salaries for visual communications professionals have increased. In 2010 Athens visual communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $32,970. Visual communications professionals in Athens made a yearly average salary of $28,630, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of visual communications professionals in Athens is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$19,100
25th percentile
$21,700
50th percentile
$26,620
75th percentile
$37,220
90th percentile
$55,230

Visual communications professionals make a median salary of $26,620 per year in Athens. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,100 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 189% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Athens

Web Design
$32,970
Visual Communications
$32,970
Graphic Design
$32,970
Drafting
$40,330

On average visual communications professional salaries in Athens are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Athens

1

Many of Athens' visual communications professionals are graduates of the only accredited visual communications school in the city.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Athens' visual communications school offers one visual communications degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

Approximately 5 students graduated from visual communications courses in 2010.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Athens, West Virginia

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