Visual Communications Schools In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has 63 accredited visual communications schools where visual communications faculty who teach visual communications classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of visual communications and visual communications training in Pennsylvania, 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
  • PhD degree in Visual Communications


Schools

  1. Antonelli Institute

    300 Montgomery Ave, Erdenheim, Pennsylvania 19038-8242

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  2. The Art Institute of Philadelphia

    1622 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-5198

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  3. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

    420 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-1328

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  4. Community College of Beaver County

    1 Campus Drive, Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061-2588

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  5. Arcadia University

    450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038-3295

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  6. Bradford School in Pittsburgh

    125 West Station Square Drive, Suite 129, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

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  7. Bucks County Community College

    275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940-4106

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  8. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  9. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

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  10. Central Penn College

    College Hill & Valley Rds, Summerdale, Pennsylvania 17093-0309

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  11. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

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  12. Douglas Education Center

    130 7th St, Monessen, Pennsylvania 15062

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  13. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

    200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301-2999

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  14. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  15. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  16. Haverford College

    370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041-1392

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  17. Hussian School of Art

    The Bourse Suite 300 111 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

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  18. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  19. Juniata College

    1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652-2196

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  20. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730

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  21. La Roche College

    9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237-5898

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  22. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  23. Lebanon Valley College

    101 N College Ave, Annville, Pennsylvania 17003-1400

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  24. Berks Technical Institute

    2205 Ridgewood Rd, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania 19610-1168

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  25. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. Luzerne County Community College

    1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634-3899

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  27. Lycoming College

    700 College Place, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5192

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  28. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  29. Moore College of Art and Design

    20th and the Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-1179

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  30. Muhlenberg College

    2400 Chew Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104

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  31. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona

    3000 Ivyside Pk, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601-3777

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  32. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington

    1600 Woodland Rd, Abington, Pennsylvania 19001-3918

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  34. Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

    204 N Prince St, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17608-0059

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  35. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Philadelphia University

    School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144-5497

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  37. The University of the Arts

    320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-4901

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  38. University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg

    150 Finoli Drive, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  39. Point Park University

    201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984

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  40. Robert Morris University

    6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, Pennsylvania 15108-1189

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  41. Saint Joseph's University

    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

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  42. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  43. Seton Hill University

    1 Seton Hill Dr, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

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  44. Swarthmore College

    500 College Ave, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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  45. Valley Forge Christian College

    1401 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19460

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  46. Waynesburg University

    51 W College St, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370-1257

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  47. Westminster College in New Wilmington

    319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172

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  48. Westmoreland County Community College

    145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, Pennsylvania 15697-1895

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  49. Wilkes University

    84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18766

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  50. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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  51. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

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  52. Oakbridge Academy of Arts

    1250 Greensburg Rd, Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068

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  53. ITT Technical Institute-Pittsburgh

    Ten Parkway Ctr, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15220

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  54. Lancaster County Career and Technology Center

    1730 Hans Herr Dr, Willow Street, Pennsylvania 17584

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  55. Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School

    833 Metro Dr, Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17042

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  56. Indiana County Technology Center

    441 Hamill Rd, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701-1465

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  57. Forbes Road Career and Technology Center

    607 Beatty Rd, Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146

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  58. ITT Technical Institute-Harrisburg

    449 Eisenhower Blvd, Suite 100, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17111

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  59. ITT Technical Institute-Tarentum

    100 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Tarentum, Pennsylvania 15084

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  60. ITT Technical Institute-Bensalem

    3330 Tillman Dr, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020-2030

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  61. ITT Technical Institute-King of Prussia

    760 Moore Rd, Ste 150, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406-1212

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  62. ITT Technical Institute-Dunmore

    1000 Meade St.- Suite 210, Dunmore, Pennsylvania 18512

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  63. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division

    1400 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-4332

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Cities

  1. Visual Communications Schools in Philadelphia, PA8 Schools
  2. Visual Communications Schools in Pittsburgh, PA7 Schools
  3. Visual Communications Schools in Greensburg, PA2 Schools
  4. Visual Communications Schools in Indiana, PA2 Schools
  5. Visual Communications Schools in Scranton, PA2 Schools
  6. Visual Communications Schools in Harrisburg, PA2 Schools
  7. Visual Communications Schools in Williamsport, PA2 Schools
  8. Visual Communications Schools in Allentown, PA1 Schools
  9. Visual Communications Schools in Youngwood, PA1 Schools
  10. Visual Communications Schools in East Stroudsburg, PA1 Schools
  11. Visual Communications Schools in New Wilmington, PA1 Schools
  12. Visual Communications Schools in Nanticoke, PA1 Schools
  13. Visual Communications Schools in Erie, PA1 Schools
  14. Visual Communications Schools in Newtown, PA1 Schools
  15. Visual Communications Schools in Altoona, PA1 Schools
  16. Visual Communications Schools in Abington, PA1 Schools
  17. Visual Communications Schools in Huntingdon, PA1 Schools
  18. Visual Communications Schools in Annville, PA1 Schools
  19. Visual Communications Schools in Bensalem, PA1 Schools
  20. Visual Communications Schools in Lebanon, PA1 Schools
  21. Visual Communications Schools in Glenside, PA1 Schools
  22. Visual Communications Schools in Monaca, PA1 Schools
  23. Visual Communications Schools in Summerdale, PA1 Schools
  24. Visual Communications Schools in Haverford, PA1 Schools
  25. Visual Communications Schools in Monessen, PA1 Schools
  26. Visual Communications Schools in Media, PA1 Schools
  27. Visual Communications Schools in Tarentum, PA1 Schools
  28. Visual Communications Schools in York, PA1 Schools
  29. Visual Communications Schools in Swarthmore, PA1 Schools
  30. Visual Communications Schools in Monroeville, PA1 Schools
  31. Visual Communications Schools in Willow Street, PA1 Schools
  32. Visual Communications Schools in King Of Prussia, PA1 Schools
  33. Visual Communications Schools in Lancaster, PA1 Schools
  34. Visual Communications Schools in Phoenixville, PA1 Schools
  35. Visual Communications Schools in Waynesburg, PA1 Schools
  36. Visual Communications Schools in Kutztown, PA1 Schools
  37. Visual Communications Schools in California, PA1 Schools
  38. Visual Communications Schools in Bethlehem, PA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Pennsylvania 10,080
National 270,000

Of all of the visual communications professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Pennsylvania.

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Pennsylvania

10,020 10,290 10,540 9,960 10,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Visual Communications is a growing field in Pennsylvania. In 2010 there were 60 more visual communications professionals working in Pennsylvania than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of visual communications professionals has grown by 1%. This growth is slower 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 Pennsylvania

$40,275 $41,488 $42,078 $42,315 $42,310
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by visual communications professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania. In 2006 visual communications professionals made a mean salary of $40,275 per year, and in 2010 they made $42,310 per year.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$20,732
25th percentile
$28,940
50th percentile
$39,155
75th percentile
$51,888
90th percentile
$71,140

Thus, visual communications professionals' salaries grew by 5% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 243% pay differential between the highest paid visual communications professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of visual communications in Pennsylvania.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Art
$52,860
Computer Animation
$50,180
Drafting
$48,732
Fashion Design
$52,790
Graphic Design
$43,470
Industrial Design
$59,920
Interior Design
$44,420
Visual Communications
$42,310
Web Design
$43,470

In Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania

associate
20
bachelor
63
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
18
Total110

The number of students graduating from the 63 accredited visual communications schools in Pennsylvania is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,709 visual communications graduates from visual communications courses in Pennsylvania and in 2010 there were 1,032 graduates.

Thus there was a 40% percent decrease in the number of visual communications school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania. 57% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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