Visual Communications Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

Visual Communications faculty can choose to work at only one visual communications school in Fairfax. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the visual communications academic community in Fairfax, and the future trends. Academia in visual communications includes visual communications training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Visual Communications Employment

Fairfax 6,180
Virginia 7,080

Of the 7,080 visual communications professionals employed in Virginia, 6,180 work in Fairfax. The number of visual communications professionals in Fairfax has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Fairfax has also increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Visual Communications employment growth

7,210 6,910 7,480 7,390 7,080
5,760 6,070 6,550 6,350 6,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$46,043 $49,908 $55,398 $56,510 $57,748
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

Salaries for visual communications professionals in Fairfax have increased. Fairfax visual communications professionals made $57,748 per year, on average, in 2010. Visual communications professionals in Fairfax made a yearly average salary of $46,043, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fairfax.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Fairfax

10th percentile
$32,452
25th percentile
$40,495
50th percentile
$54,878
75th percentile
$73,125
90th percentile
$89,210

Fairfax visual communications professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,878. The difference in pay between the visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 175%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,452 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $89,210 per year.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Fashion Design
$43,800
Industrial Design
$50,660
Visual Communications
$57,748
Drafting
$58,800
Web Design
$60,450
Graphic Design
$60,450
Computer Animation
$61,470
Interior Design
$63,740
Art
$66,267

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Fairfax

1

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

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Fairfax's visual communications schools offer 2 visual communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
118
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total123

Approximately 123 students completed visual communications courses in 2010.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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