Visual Communications Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there are 18 accredited schools where visual communications classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in visual communications in the state of Kansas, which encompasses visual communications training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Allen County Community College

    1801 N Cottonwood, Iola, Kansas 66749

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  2. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

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  3. Butler Community College

    901 S Haverhill Rd, El Dorado, Kansas 67042-3280

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  4. Cowley County Community College

    125 S 2nd St, Arkansas City, Kansas 67005

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  5. Garden City Community College

    801 Campus Dr, Garden City, Kansas 67846-6333

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  6. Highland Community College in Highland

    606 W Main, Highland, Kansas 66035-4165

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  7. Hutchinson Community College

    1300 N Plum St, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501

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  8. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

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  9. Kansas Wesleyan University

    100 E. Claflin Ave., Salina, Kansas 67401-6196

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  10. Washburn Institute of Technology

    5724 SW Huntoon, Topeka, Kansas 66604-2117

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  11. Labette Community College

    200 S 14th, Parsons, Kansas 67357-4201

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  12. Neosho County Community College

    800 W 14th St, Chanute, Kansas 66720

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  13. Salina Area Technical College

    2562 Centennial Road, Salina, Kansas 67401

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  14. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

    1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901

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  15. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

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  16. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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  17. ITT Technical Institute-Wichita

    8111 E. 32nd Street North, Suite 103, Wichita, Kansas 67226

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  18. The Art Institutes International_??_??_Kansas City

    8202 Melrose Drive, Lenexa, Kansas 66214-1625

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Kansas 2,270
National 270,000

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

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Kansas

2,530 2,380 2,520 2,260 2,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, visual communications is a shrinking field. 260 less visual communications professionals were working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kansas, this field has shrunk by 10% in four years. 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 Kansas

$33,680 $30,915 $31,028 $35,890 $38,442
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to visual communications professionals are growing in Kansas. The mean salary for visual communications professionals in 2006 was $33,680 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,442 per year.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$22,730
25th percentile
$28,705
50th percentile
$35,272
75th percentile
$45,782
90th percentile
$60,088

Thus, there was a 12% growth in visual communications professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Kansas state, within the field of visual communications, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid visual communications professionals earn 164% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Kansas

Art
$44,678
Computer Animation
$41,190
Drafting
$45,540
Graphic Design
$39,860
Industrial Design
$84,990
Interior Design
$44,660
Visual Communications
$38,442
Web Design
$39,860

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
15
bachelor
6
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
3
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The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited visual communications schools in Kansas is decreasing. In Kansas, there were 253 graduates in 2006. And there were 159 graduates from visual communications courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of visual communications school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 37%. 58% of these graduates received a associate's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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