Visual Communications Schools
In Buffalo, New York

Visual Communications faculty can choose to work at one of 5 visual communications schools in Buffalo. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the visual communications academic community in Buffalo, and the future trends. 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Buffalo Vs. New York Visual Communications Employment

Buffalo 870
New York 26,110

Of the 26,110 visual communications professionals employed in New York, 870 work in Buffalo. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of visual communications professionals in Buffalo has grown by 16%. As the employment for visual communications professionals in Buffalo has increased, overall employment in Buffalo has also increased.

Buffalo Vs. New York Visual Communications employment growth

26,890 27,790 29,130 29,340 26,110
750 710 810 850 870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Buffalo

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Buffalo

$35,945 $38,215 $39,835 $38,985 $43,120
$37,400 $38,640 $40,170 $40,960 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Buffalo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Buffalo

As the number of visual communications professionals in Buffalo has grown, salaries for visual communications professionals have also increased. In 2010 Buffalo visual communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,120. Four years earlier in 2006, visual communications professionals in Buffalo made an average salary of $35,945 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Buffalo.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Buffalo

10th percentile
$23,120
25th percentile
$29,735
50th percentile
$38,585
75th percentile
$50,670
90th percentile
$76,775

Visual communications professionals make a median salary of $38,585 per year in Buffalo. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,120 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 232% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Buffalo

Interior Design
$39,490
Web Design
$42,900
Graphic Design
$42,900
Visual Communications
$43,120
Drafting
$49,670
Industrial Design
$52,230
Computer Animation
$58,950
Art
$85,410

Buffalo visual communications professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Buffalo

5

There are 5 accredited visual communications schools in the city. Many of Buffalo's visual communications professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Buffalo

associate
2
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total8

Buffalo's visual communications schools offer 8 visual communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Buffalo

associate
25
bachelor
72
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total99

In 2010 approximately 99 students graduated from visual communications courses.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Buffalo, New York

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