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Visual Communications Schools
In Ames, Iowa

In Ames, there is only one visual communications school 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 Ames, which encompasses visual communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Ames Vs. Iowa Visual Communications Employment

Ames 100
Iowa 2,460

Exactly 100 of Iowa's 2,460 visual communications professionals work in Ames. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ames, there has been a 25% growth in the number of visual communications professionals. As the number of visual communications professionals in Ames has increased, overall employment in Ames has also increased.

Ames Vs. Iowa Visual Communications employment growth

2,290 2,470 2,620 2,590 2,460
80 60 70 100 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Ames

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Ames

$37,080 $41,120 $40,830 $37,490 $38,130
$38,100 $39,060 $40,440 $40,690 $41,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Ames
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ames

Salaries for visual communications professionals in Ames have increased. In 2010 visual communications professionals in Ames reportedly earned an average salary of $38,130 per year. Visual communications professionals in Ames made a yearly average salary of $37,080, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ames.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Ames

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Visual communications professionals make a median salary of $37,910 per year in Ames. The difference in pay between the visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,690 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $51,370 per year.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Ames

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design

Visual communications professional salaries in Ames are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Ames


Many of Ames' visual communications professionals are graduates of the only accredited visual communications school in the city.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Ames


Ames' visual communications schools offer 4 visual communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Ames


In 2010 approximately 118 students completed visual communications courses.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Ames, Iowa

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