Visual Communications Schools
In South Portland, Maine

The city of South Portland has only one school 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 South Portland, which includes visual communications training at the visual communications associates degree level.


Professional Trends

South Portland Vs. Maine Visual Communications Employment

South Portland 260
Maine 680

Exactly 260 of the 680 visual communications professionals employed in Maine, work in South Portland. There has been a 28% decline in the number of visual communications professionals in South Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in South Portland has increased.

South Portland Vs. Maine Visual Communications employment growth

810 890 970 790 680
360 460 390 310 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: South Portland

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in South Portland

$36,955 $34,348 $38,630 $41,673 $45,670
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in South Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in South Portland

In South Portland, salaries for visual communications professionals have increased. In 2010 visual communications professionals in South Portland reportedly earned an average salary of $45,670 per year. Visual communications professionals in South Portland made a yearly average salary of $36,955, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in South Portland.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in South Portland

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Visual communications professionals make a median salary of $41,200 per year in South Portland. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,310 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,860 per year.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in South Portland

Interior Design
Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Industrial Design
Fashion Design

On average visual communications professional salaries in South Portland are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in South Portland


Many of South Portland's visual communications professionals are graduates of the only accredited visual communications school in the city.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In South Portland


South Portland's visual communications school offers one visual communications degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In South Portland


Approximately 31 students completed visual communications courses in 2010.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in South Portland, Maine

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The number of visual communications faculty, growth in the field of visual communications academia and visual communications faculty salaries in South Portland, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching visual communications courses to students at the associates degree in visual communications level, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of visual communications in South Portland. Once you have submitted your information, you will be able to view a summary of some of the data we have collected so far.


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