Visual Communications Schools
In Troy, Michigan

The city of Troy has 2 schools where visual communications faculty can find employment. The trends in Troy's visual communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes visual communications training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Troy Vs. Michigan Visual Communications Employment

Troy 2,010
Michigan 6,700

Of the 6,700 visual communications professionals employed in Michigan, 2,010 work in Troy. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of visual communications professionals in Troy has shrunk by 30%. Overall employment in Troy has increased.

Troy Vs. Michigan Visual Communications employment growth

8,030 8,770 7,130 6,910 6,700
2,870 4,090 2,540 2,240 2,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Troy

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Troy

$55,878 $57,743 $50,250 $48,547 $52,217
$44,550 $45,610 $46,550 $46,440 $46,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Troy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Troy

In Troy, salaries for visual communications professionals have decreased. Troy visual communications professionals made $52,217 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for visual communications professionals in Troy was $55,878 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Troy.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Troy

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Visual communications professionals make a median salary of $45,213 per year in Troy. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,157 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $93,883 per year.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Troy

Graphic Design
Web Design
Visual Communications
Computer Animation
Interior Design
Industrial Design

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Troy


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

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Troy


Troy's visual communications schools offer 2 visual communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Troy


Approximately 33 students graduated from visual communications courses in 2010.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Troy, Michigan

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