Visual Communications Schools
In Springfield, Massachusetts

The city of Springfield 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 Springfield, which includes visual communications training at the following levels:

  • Visual Communications Certificate
  • Associates degree in Visual Communications
  • Bachelors degree in Visual Communications


Statistics

Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Visual Communications Employment

Springfield 560
Massachusetts 8,720

Exactly 560 of Massachusetts' 8,720 visual communications professionals work in Springfield. There has been a 30% growth in the number of visual communications professionals in Springfield between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for visual communications professionals in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Visual Communications employment growth

6,790 7,300 7,860 7,830 8,720
430 380 440 550 560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$41,120 $44,535 $49,213 $47,120 $47,440
$39,790 $40,910 $42,280 $43,250 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

In Springfield, salaries for visual communications professionals have increased. In 2010 Springfield visual communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $47,440. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for visual communications professionals in Springfield was $41,120 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
$28,390
25th percentile
$32,930
50th percentile
$39,480
75th percentile
$56,670
90th percentile
$75,460

Springfield visual communications professionals earn a median yearly salary of $39,480. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,390 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $75,460 per year.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Springfield

Web Design
$47,440
Visual Communications
$47,440
Graphic Design
$47,440
Drafting
$51,863
Computer Animation
$52,850
Industrial Design
$64,900
Art
$65,630

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Springfield

2

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

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Springfield

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

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

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Springfield

associate
14
bachelor
13
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total29

Approximately 29 students completed visual communications courses in 2010.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Massachusetts

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