Visual Communications Schools In Utah

There are 12 accredited visual communications schools in Utah for faculty who teach visual communications classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in visual communications in the state of Utah, which encompasses visual communications training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah

    451 E 400 N, Price, Utah 84501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. ITT Technical Institute-Murray

    920 W Levoy Dr, Murray, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Stevens-Henager College of Business-Provo

    1476 South Sandhill Road, Orem, Utah 84058

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. The Art Institute of Salt Lake City

    121 W Election Rd - Ste 100, Draper, Utah 84020

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Broadview University-Salt Lake City

    240 E Morris Ave, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Utah 3,230
National 270,000

Of all of the visual communications professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Utah

3,640 3,410 3,290 3,110 3,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, visual communications is a shrinking field. In Utah, 410 less visual communications professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 11% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for visual communications professionals which shows a 4% increase in the number of visual communications professionals working around the nation.

Visual Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$28,695 $39,575 $39,622 $39,242 $40,242
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by visual communications professionals is increasing in Utah. The mean salary for visual communications professionals in 2006 was $28,695 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $40,242 per year.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$21,778
25th percentile
$27,288
50th percentile
$38,175
75th percentile
$47,802
90th percentile
$62,632

Thus, there was a 29% growth in visual communications professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of visual communications, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid visual communications professionals earning 188% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Utah state.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Utah

Art
$48,785
Computer Animation
$52,370
Drafting
$45,655
Graphic Design
$41,990
Industrial Design
$53,420
Interior Design
$65,420
Visual Communications
$40,242
Web Design
$41,990

In Utah, visual communications professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
12
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total20

As the number of visual communications professionals is decreasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited visual communications schools in Utah state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 323 visual communications graduates from visual communications courses in Utah and in 2010 there were 229 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of visual communications school degree or certificate graduates in Utah by 29%. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned an bachelor's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Utah

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