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Art Schools In Montana

Art classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited art schools in Montana. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the art academic community in Montana, and the future trends in art training at the following levels:


  1. Montana State University-Billings

    1500 University Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-0298

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  2. Flathead Valley Community College

    777 Grandview Dr, Kalispell, Montana 59901

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  3. Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

    2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, Montana 59405

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  4. University of Great Falls

    1301 Twentieth St S, Great Falls, Montana 59405-4996

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  5. University of Montana-Helena College of Technology

    1115 N Roberts Street, Helena, Montana 59601

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  6. Montana State University

    Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Montana State University-Northern

    300 W 11th St, Havre, Montana 59501

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  9. Rocky Mountain College

    1511 Poly Drive, Billings, Montana 59102-1796

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  10. Stone Child College

    8294 Upper Box Elder Road, Box Elder, Montana 59521-9796

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Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Art Employment

Montana 140
National 78,930

Of all of the art professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Montana.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Montana

130 160 150 130 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of art professionals is growing in Montana. There were 10 more art professionals working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 8% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of art professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

$32,507 $33,460 $32,805 $34,210 $34,423
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of art professionals is growing, the salaries paid to art professionals are increasing in Montana. In 2006 art professionals made a mean salary of $32,507 per year, and in 2010 they made $34,423 per year.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Montana

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, art professionals' salaries grew by 6% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 213% pay differential between the highest paid art professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of art in Montana.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Montana

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design

In Montana, art professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art programs available for each degree type for all schools in Montana


The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited art schools in Montana is increasing. In 2006 there were 114 art graduates from art courses in Montana and in 2010 there were 135 graduates.

This represents a 18% increase in the number of art degree or certificate school graduates in Montana state. A majority of these graduates, or 41%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Montana

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