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Art Schools
In Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The city of Chapel Hill has only one school where art faculty can find employment. The trends in Chapel Hill's art academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes art training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Art Employment

Chapel Hill 180
North Carolina 1,080

Exactly 140 of the 720 art professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Chapel Hill. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of art professionals in Chapel Hill has grown by 100%. As the employment for art professionals in Chapel Hill has increased, overall employment in Chapel Hill has also increased.

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Art employment growth

980 1,210 1,220 1,100 720
70 120 160 120 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Chapel Hill

Art VS. All professions salaries in Chapel Hill

$41,870 $44,140 $43,880 $48,385 $59,280
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Chapel Hill
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chapel Hill

As the number of art professionals in Chapel Hill has grown, salaries for art professionals have also increased. In 2010 art professionals in Chapel Hill reportedly earned an average salary of $59,280 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, art professionals in Chapel Hill made an average salary of $41,870 per year. The growth in the salary of art professionals in Chapel Hill is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Chapel Hill

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Chapel Hill art professionals earn a median yearly salary of $55,740. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 123%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,200 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,440 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Chapel Hill

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design

Art professional salaries in Chapel Hill are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Chapel Hill


Many of Chapel Hill's art professionals are graduates of the only accredited art school in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Chapel Hill


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Chapel Hill's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Chapel Hill


Approximately 65 students completed art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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