Visual Communications Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

The city of Providence has 2 schools where visual communications faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of visual communications and visual communications education in Providence, which includes visual communications training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Visual Communications Employment

Providence 730
Rhode Island 670

Exactly 730 of Rhode Island's 670 visual communications professionals work in Providence. The number of visual communications professionals in Providence has shrunk by 28% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of visual communications professionals in Providence has decreased, overall employment in Providence has increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Visual Communications employment growth

960 810 710 730 670
1,010 880 780 790 730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$37,903 $37,813 $44,767 $47,403 $48,330
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

As the number of visual communications professionals in Providence has shrunk, salaries for visual communications professionals have increased. In 2010 Providence visual communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $48,330. Visual communications professionals in Providence made a yearly average salary of $37,903, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Providence.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Providence

10th percentile
$30,685
25th percentile
$38,615
50th percentile
$45,715
75th percentile
$57,175
90th percentile
$67,630

Visual communications professionals in Providence earn a median salary of $45,715 per year. The difference in pay between the visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 120%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,685 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $67,630 per year.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Providence

Visual Communications
$48,330
Drafting
$49,575
Web Design
$51,520
Graphic Design
$51,520
Computer Animation
$58,240
Industrial Design
$61,230
Interior Design
$61,500
Fashion Design
$66,900
Art
$67,360

Visual communications professional salaries in Providence are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Providence

2

There are 2 accredited visual communications schools in the city. Many of Providence's visual communications professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Providence

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in visual communications offered by Providence's visual communications schools.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Providence

associate
0
bachelor
152
master
9
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total161

In 2010 approximately 161 students graduated from visual communications courses.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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