Visual Communications Schools In Montana

Visual Communications classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited visual communications schools in Montana. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the visual communications academic community in Montana, and the future trends in visual communications training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Carroll College

    1601 N Benton Ave, Helena, Montana 59625-0002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Montana State University-Northern

    300 W 11th St, Havre, Montana 59501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Montana 740
National 270,000

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

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Montana

840 780 680 670 740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of visual communications professionals is shrinking in Montana. 100 less visual communications professionals were working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of visual communications professionals has shrunk by 12%. 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 Montana

$28,217 $28,230 $40,007 $38,495 $36,678
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Montana, as the number of visual communications professionals is declining, the salaries earned by visual communications professionals are increasing. In 2006 visual communications professionals made a mean salary of $28,217 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,678 per year.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Montana

10th percentile
$20,902
25th percentile
$25,930
50th percentile
$31,288
75th percentile
$45,495
90th percentile
$67,458

This represents a 23% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of visual communications, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid visual communications professionals earning 223% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Montana state.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Montana

Art
$34,423
Drafting
$47,512
Graphic Design
$36,860
Industrial Design
$31,110
Interior Design
$54,530
Visual Communications
$36,678
Web Design
$36,860

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited visual communications schools in Montana is decreasing. In 2006, 120 students graduated from visual communications courses in Montana. And in 2010, 59 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of visual communications school degree or certificate graduates in Montana by 51%. 60% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Montana

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