Visual Communications Schools In Washington DC

There are 4 accredited visual communications schools in Washington DC for faculty who teach visual communications classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of visual communications and visual communications training in Washington DC, which includes visual communications training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Corcoran College of Art and Design

    500 Seventeenth Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006-4804

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

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  3. Gallaudet University

    800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695

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  4. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Washington DC 1,960
National 270,000

Of all of the visual communications professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Washington DC.

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Washington DC

1,800 2,290 2,060 2,000 1,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of visual communications is growing. There were 160 more visual communications professionals working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of visual communications has grown by 9% in Washington DC. This growth is faster than the change in the number of visual communications professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of visual communications professionals has grown by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Visual Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$49,740 $47,927 $60,660 $65,537 $62,690
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by visual communications professionals is increasing in Washington DC. In 2006 visual communications professionals made a mean salary of $49,740 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,690 per year.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$35,953
25th percentile
$45,157
50th percentile
$59,350
75th percentile
$79,730
90th percentile
$98,190

This represents a growth in salaries of 21%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Washington DC state, within the field of visual communications, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid visual communications professionals earn 173% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Art
$75,677
Computer Animation
$62,670
Drafting
$53,050
Graphic Design
$66,020
Interior Design
$73,130
Visual Communications
$62,690
Web Design
$66,020

Visual communications professionals in Washington DC earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
2
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total8

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited visual communications schools in Washington DC is decreasing. In 2006 there were 58 visual communications graduates from visual communications courses in Washington DC and in 2010 there were 12 graduates.

Thus there was a 79% percent decrease in the number of visual communications school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. 75% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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