Visual Communications Schools In New Mexico

Visual Communications classes faculty can choose to work at one of 14 accredited visual communications schools in New Mexico. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of visual communications and visual communications training in New Mexico, which includes 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. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

    3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

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  2. Clovis Community College

    417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, New Mexico 88101-8381

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  3. Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus

    52 University Blvd, Roswell, New Mexico 88202-6000

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  4. Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture

    83 Avan Nu Po Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508-1300

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  5. New Mexico Highlands University

    University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701

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  6. New Mexico State University-Alamogordo

    2400 North Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

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  7. New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

    1500 University Dr, Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220

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  8. New Mexico State University-Main Campus

    2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

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  9. Northern New Mexico College

    921 Paseo de Onate, Espanola, New Mexico 87532

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  10. San Juan College

    4601 College Blvd, Farmington, New Mexico 87402-4699

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  11. Santa Fe Community College

    6401 Richards Ave, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508-4887

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  12. Western New Mexico University

    1000 W. College Ave, Silver City, New Mexico 88061

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  13. Computer Career Center a division of Vista College

    Vista College 850 North Telshore Blvd., Suites F-G. Las Cruces, NM 88011

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  14. ITT Technical Institute-Albuquerque

    5100 Masthead N.E., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109

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  15. The Art Center Design College-Albuquerque

    5000 Marble NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

New Mexico 1,080
National 270,000

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

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In New Mexico

1,310 1,790 1,360 1,280 1,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Mexico, visual communications is a shrinking field. 230 less visual communications professionals were working in New Mexico in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 18% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of visual communications professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of visual communications professionals has grown by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Visual Communications VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$32,803 $33,880 $39,993 $42,148 $45,315
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by visual communications professionals is increasing in New Mexico. Visual communications professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $32,803 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,315 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in New Mexico

10th percentile
$24,415
25th percentile
$30,632
50th percentile
$40,268
75th percentile
$49,050
90th percentile
$58,038

Thus, visual communications professionals' salaries grew by 28% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of visual communications, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid visual communications professionals earning 138% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Mexico state.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in New Mexico

Art
$71,320
Drafting
$49,243
Graphic Design
$44,910
Interior Design
$48,770
Visual Communications
$45,315
Web Design
$44,910

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico

associate
12
bachelor
4
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
5
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The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited visual communications schools in New Mexico is increasing. In 2006 there were 99 visual communications graduates from visual communications courses in New Mexico and in 2010 there were 102 graduates.

This represents a 3% increase in the number of visual communications degree or certificate school graduates in New Mexico state. A majority of these graduates, or 55%, graduated with a associate's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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