Visual Communications Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

The city of Detroit has 3 schools where visual communications faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of visual communications and visual communications education in Detroit, which includes visual communications training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Visual Communications Employment

Detroit 1,140
Michigan 6,700

Of the 6,700 visual communications professionals employed in Michigan, 1,140 work in Detroit. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of visual communications professionals in Detroit has grown by 15%. Overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Visual Communications employment growth

8,030 8,770 7,130 6,910 6,700
990 860 990 1,140 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$45,120 $43,775 $40,875 $57,015 $44,453
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

As the number of visual communications professionals in Detroit has grown, salaries for visual communications professionals have decreased. In 2010 Detroit visual communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,453. Visual communications professionals in Detroit made a yearly average salary of $45,120, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Detroit.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Detroit

10th percentile
$22,860
25th percentile
$27,827
50th percentile
$36,210
75th percentile
$57,097
90th percentile
$80,710

Visual communications professionals in Detroit earn a median salary of $36,210 per year. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,860 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 253% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Detroit

Web Design
$41,530
Graphic Design
$41,530
Visual Communications
$44,453
Computer Animation
$44,480
Drafting
$53,720
Art
$55,040
Interior Design
$56,670

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Detroit

3

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

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Detroit

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

Detroit's visual communications schools offer 5 visual communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Detroit

associate
0
bachelor
124
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total125

In 2010 approximately 125 students graduated from visual communications courses.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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