Visual Communications Schools
In Washington DC

The city of Washington has 4 schools where visual communications faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in visual communications in the city of Washington, which encompasses visual communications training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Visual Communications Employment

Washington DC 6,180
Washington DC 1,960

Exactly 6,180 of the 1,960 visual communications professionals employed in Washington DC, work in Washington. There has been a 7% growth in the number of visual communications professionals in Washington between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for visual communications professionals in Washington has increased, overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Visual Communications employment growth

1,800 2,290 2,060 2,000 1,960
5,760 6,070 6,550 6,350 6,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$46,043 $49,908 $55,398 $56,510 $57,748
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

As the number of visual communications professionals in Washington has grown, salaries for visual communications professionals have also increased. In 2010 visual communications professionals in Washington reportedly earned an average salary of $57,748 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for visual communications professionals in Washington was $46,043 per year. The growth in the salary of visual communications professionals in Washington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$32,452
25th percentile
$40,495
50th percentile
$54,878
75th percentile
$73,125
90th percentile
$89,210

Washington visual communications professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,878. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,452 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 175% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Fashion Design
$43,800
Industrial Design
$50,660
Visual Communications
$57,748
Drafting
$58,800
Web Design
$60,450
Graphic Design
$60,450
Computer Animation
$61,470
Interior Design
$63,740
Art
$66,267

Washington visual communications professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Washington DC

4

Many of Washington's visual communications professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited visual communications schools in the city.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Washington DC

associate
1
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

Washington's visual communications schools offer 6 visual communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Washington DC

associate
1
bachelor
11
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total12

In 2010 approximately 12 students completed visual communications courses.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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