Visual Communications Schools In Hawaii

In Hawaii, there are 2 accredited schools where visual communications classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Hawaii's visual communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in visual communications includes visual communications training at the following levels:

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


  1. Hawaii Pacific University

    1166 Fort Street Mall, Suite 203, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-2785

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  2. Honolulu Community College

    874 Dillingham Blvd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817-4598

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Professional Trends

Hawaii Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Hawaii 1,060
National 270,000

Of all of the visual communications professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Hawaii state.

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Hawaii

820 810 950 1,000 1,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Hawaii, the field of visual communications is growing. In 2010 there were 240 more visual communications professionals working in Hawaii than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of visual communications has grown by 29% in Hawaii. This is faster than the trend for visual communications professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of visual communications professionals has grown by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Visual Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Hawaii

$38,430 $39,793 $43,742 $35,990 $44,140
$46,651 $47,931 $49,192 $50,493 $52,227
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to visual communications professionals are growing in Hawaii. The mean salary for visual communications professionals in 2006 was $38,430 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $44,140 per year.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Hawaii

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Thus, there was a 13% growth in visual communications professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Hawaii state, within the field of visual communications, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid visual communications professionals earn 202% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Hawaii

Computer Animation
Fashion Design
Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Interior Design
Visual Communications
Web Design

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Hawaii


As the number of visual communications professionals is increasing in Hawaii state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited visual communications schools in Hawaii state is also increasing. In 2006, 4 students graduated from visual communications courses in Hawaii. And in 2010, 10 students graduated.

This represents a 150% increase in the number of visual communications degree or certificate school graduates in Hawaii state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Hawaii

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