Visual Communications Schools In Tennessee

There are 27 accredited visual communications schools in Tennessee for faculty who teach visual communications classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of visual communications and visual communications training in Tennessee, which includes visual communications training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Nashville

    2845 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-3717

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  2. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

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  3. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

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  4. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  5. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  6. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  7. Lambuth University

    705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  8. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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  9. Memphis College of Art

    1930 Poplar Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38104-2764

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  10. Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis

    550 Alabama Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-3604

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  11. Milligan College

    1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan College, Tennessee 37682

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  12. Nashville State Community College

    120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-4515

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  13. O'More College of Design

    423 S Margin St, Franklin, Tennessee 37064

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  14. Tennessee Technology Center at Crump

    3070 Hwy. 64 West, Crump, Tennessee 38327

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  15. Southwest Tennessee Community College

    737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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  16. Pellissippi State Community College

    10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37933-0990

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  17. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  18. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  19. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  20. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  21. Tusculum College

    60 Shiloh Road, Greeneville, Tennessee 37743

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  22. ITT Technical Institute-Knoxville

    10208 Technology Dr, Knoxville, Tennessee 37932

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  23. Nossi College of Art

    590 Cheron Rd, Madison, Tennessee 37115

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  24. ITT Technical Institute-Cordova

    7260 Goodlett Farms Parkway, Cordova, Tennessee 38016

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  25. The Art Institute of Tennessee-Nashville

    100 Centerview Drive, Suite 250, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-3439

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  26. Visible School-Music and Worships Arts College

    1015 S. Cooper St., Memphis, Tennessee 38104

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  27. ITT Technical Institute-Chattanooga

    5600 Brainerd Rd Suite G-1, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Tennessee 3,980
National 270,000

Approximately 1% of the country's visual communications professionals work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Tennessee

4,100 4,010 4,300 4,050 3,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, visual communications is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 120 less visual communications professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. Thus, in Tennessee, this field has shrunk by 3% in four years. This decline is slower 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 Tennessee

$38,868 $40,378 $40,522 $41,345 $45,570
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The salaries paid to visual communications professionals are growing in Tennessee. Visual communications professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $38,868 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,570 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$23,512
25th percentile
$32,638
50th percentile
$41,320
75th percentile
$56,085
90th percentile
$78,502

Thus, visual communications professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 234% 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 Tennessee.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Art
$31,455
Computer Animation
$52,090
Drafting
$50,855
Fashion Design
$62,410
Graphic Design
$39,350
Industrial Design
$56,920
Interior Design
$43,610
Visual Communications
$45,570
Web Design
$39,350

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Tennessee

associate
10
bachelor
17
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total30

The number of students graduating from the 27 accredited visual communications schools in Tennessee is increasing. In 2006 there were 289 visual communications graduates from visual communications courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 329 graduates.

Thus there was a 14% percent increase in the number of visual communications school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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