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Art Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

Art faculty can choose to work at one of 2 art schools in Cambridge. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the city of Cambridge, which encompasses art training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Art Employment

Cambridge 1,710
Massachusetts 2,620

Exactly 1,010 of Massachusetts' 1,610 art professionals work in Cambridge. There has been a 51% growth in the number of art professionals in Cambridge between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for art professionals in Cambridge has increased, overall employment in Cambridge has also increased.

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Art employment growth

1,590 1,720 1,740 1,760 1,610
670 930 970 1,020 1,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Cambridge

Art VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$44,660 $46,810 $48,403 $47,987 $45,993
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

As the number of art professionals in Cambridge has grown, salaries for art professionals have also increased. In 2010 Cambridge art professionals earned an average yearly salary of $45,993. Four years earlier in 2006, art professionals in Cambridge made an average salary of $44,660 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Cambridge.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Cambridge

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25th percentile
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Art professionals in Cambridge earn a median salary of $38,290 per year. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 225%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,873 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,537 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Cambridge

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design

Cambridge art professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Cambridge


There are 2 accredited art schools in the city. Many of Cambridge's art professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Art Programs Offered In Cambridge


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Cambridge's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Cambridge


In 2010 approximately 133 students graduated from art courses.

Art Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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