Visual Communications Schools In Wisconsin

Wisconsin has 18 accredited visual communications schools where visual communications faculty who teach visual communications classes can find employment. The trends in Wisconsin's visual communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in visual communications includes visual communications training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Madison Area Technical College

    3550 Anderson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53704

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  2. Beloit College

    700 College St, Beloit, Wisconsin 53511-5595

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  3. Cardinal Stritch University

    6801 N Yates Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217-3985

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  4. Concordia University-Wisconsin

    12800 N Lake Shore Dr, Mequon, Wisconsin 53097-2402

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  5. ITT Technical Institute-Greenfield

    6300 W Layton Ave, Greenfield, Wisconsin 53220-4612

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  6. Lakeland College

    W3718 South Drive, Cth M, Plymouth, Wisconsin 53073

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  7. Milwaukee Area Technical College

    700 W State St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1443

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  8. Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

    273 E Erie St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202-6003

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  9. Moraine Park Technical College

    235 N National Avenue, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54936-1940

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  10. Mount Mary College

    2900 N. Menomonee River Pky, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222-4597

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  11. Viterbo University

    900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601-8804

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  12. Western Technical College in La Crosse

    400 Seventh St. North, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54602-0908

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  13. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

    2420 Nicolet Dr, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311-7001

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  14. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0413

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  15. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

    2100 Main St, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481

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  16. Madison Media Institute

    2702 Agriculture Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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  17. ITT Technical Institute-Green Bay

    470 Security Blvd, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313

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  18. Bryant and Stratton College-Wauwatosa

    10950 W Potter Road, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53226

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Wisconsin 5,070
National 270,000

Of all of the visual communications professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Wisconsin.

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Wisconsin

5,250 5,530 5,750 5,190 5,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Wisconsin, the field of visual communications is shrinking. 180 less visual communications professionals were working in Wisconsin in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Wisconsin, this field has shrunk by 3% in four years. This is slower than the trend for visual communications professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of visual communications professionals has grown by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Visual Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$27,255 $36,298 $37,672 $39,032 $41,360
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to visual communications professionals are growing in Wisconsin. Visual communications professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $27,255 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $41,360 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Wisconsin

10th percentile
$22,490
25th percentile
$29,710
50th percentile
$38,128
75th percentile
$52,350
90th percentile
$62,130

This represents a growth in salaries of 34%. 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 176% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Wisconsin state.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Wisconsin

Art
$45,698
Computer Animation
$49,010
Drafting
$47,505
Fashion Design
$73,190
Graphic Design
$42,010
Industrial Design
$54,080
Interior Design
$48,130
Visual Communications
$41,360
Web Design
$42,010

In Wisconsin, 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 Wisconsin

associate
10
bachelor
12
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total26

The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited visual communications schools in Wisconsin is decreasing. In 2006 there were 311 visual communications graduates from visual communications courses in Wisconsin and in 2010 there were 272 graduates.

Thus there was a 13% percent decrease in the number of visual communications school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin. A majority of these graduates, or 46%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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