Visual Communications Schools In Maryland

In Maryland, there are 20 accredited schools where visual communications classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Maryland'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:

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


Schools

  1. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  2. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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  3. Bowie State University

    14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, Maryland 20715-9465

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  4. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  5. College of Southern Maryland

    8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, Maryland 20646-0910

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  6. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

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  7. Goucher College

    1021 Dulaney Valley Rd, Baltimore, Maryland 21204-2794

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  8. Hagerstown Community College

    11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742-6514

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  9. Harford Community College

    401 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air, Maryland 21015-1698

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  10. Howard Community College

    10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044-3197

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  11. University of Maryland-Baltimore County

    1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250

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  12. Maryland Institute College of Art

    1300 Mount Royal Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21217-4134

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  13. University of Maryland Eastern Shore

    J.T. Williams Hall, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299

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  14. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  15. College of Notre Dame of Maryland

    4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2476

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  16. Prince George's Community College

    301 Largo Rd, Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

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  17. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  18. Stevenson University

    1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson, Maryland 21153-0641

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  19. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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  20. ITT Technical Institute-Owings Mills

    11301 Red Run Blvd, Owings Mills, Maryland 21117

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Maryland 5,070
National 270,000

Of all of the visual communications professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Maryland.

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Maryland

6,130 5,960 5,500 5,480 5,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Visual Communications is a shrinking field in Maryland. 1,060 less visual communications professionals were working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of visual communications professionals has shrunk by 17%. This decline is faster than the national trend for visual communications professionals which shows a 4% increase in the number of visual communications professionals working around the nation.

Visual Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$43,760 $45,973 $44,512 $46,698 $46,350
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maryland, as the number of visual communications professionals is declining, the salaries earned by visual communications professionals are increasing. Visual communications professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $43,760 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $46,350 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$25,478
25th percentile
$32,858
50th percentile
$43,960
75th percentile
$56,052
90th percentile
$70,190

This represents a growth in salaries of 6%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Maryland state, within the field of visual communications, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid visual communications professionals earn 175% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Maryland

Art
$55,046
Computer Animation
$58,590
Drafting
$52,400
Fashion Design
$0
Graphic Design
$52,920
Industrial Design
$56,430
Interior Design
$55,920
Visual Communications
$46,350
Web Design
$52,920

In Maryland, visual communications professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
11
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
18
Total37

As the number of visual communications professionals is decreasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 20 accredited visual communications schools in Maryland state is decreasing. In Maryland, there were 342 graduates in 2006. And there were 306 graduates from visual communications courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 11% percent decrease in the number of visual communications school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland. 49% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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