Visual Communications Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

The city of Columbia has 3 schools where visual communications faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the visual communications academic community in Columbia, and the future trends. Academia in visual communications includes visual communications training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Visual Communications
  • Bachelors degree in Visual Communications


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Visual Communications Employment

Columbia 510
South Carolina 2,350

Exactly 510 of South Carolina's 2,350 visual communications professionals work in Columbia. The number of visual communications professionals in Columbia has grown by 28% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of visual communications professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Visual Communications employment growth

2,270 2,050 2,530 2,410 2,350
400 380 320 450 510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$38,195 $39,410 $39,520 $35,975 $36,485
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for visual communications professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,485 per year was earned by visual communications professionals in Columbia. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for visual communications professionals in Columbia was $38,195 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$25,755
25th percentile
$29,355
50th percentile
$35,835
75th percentile
$41,655
90th percentile
$49,250

Visual communications professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $35,835. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,755 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 91% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Columbia

Visual Communications
$36,485
Graphic Design
$37,240
Web Design
$37,240
Drafting
$46,990
Interior Design
$47,510

On average visual communications professionals in Columbia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Columbia.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Columbia

3

Many of Columbia's visual communications professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited visual communications schools in the city.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Columbia's visual communications school offers one visual communications degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
45
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total45

Approximately 45 students graduated from visual communications courses in 2010.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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