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Visual Communications Schools
In Ann Arbor, Michigan

There are 2 visual communications schools in Ann Arbor for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of visual communications and visual communications education in Ann Arbor, which includes visual communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Ann Arbor Vs. Michigan Visual Communications Employment

Ann Arbor 380
Michigan 6,700

Of the 6,700 visual communications professionals employed in Michigan, 380 work in Ann Arbor. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ann Arbor, there has been a 24% decline in the number of visual communications professionals. As the employment for visual communications professionals in Ann Arbor has decreased, overall employment in Ann Arbor has also decreased.

Ann Arbor Vs. Michigan Visual Communications employment growth

8,030 8,770 7,130 6,910 6,700
500 500 390 390 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Ann Arbor

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Ann Arbor

$44,100 $46,500 $47,090 $39,175 $40,745
$46,370 $47,850 $48,880 $48,930 $48,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Ann Arbor
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ann Arbor

As the number of visual communications professionals in Ann Arbor has shrunk, salaries for visual communications professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Ann Arbor visual communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $40,745. The average salary for visual communications professionals in Ann Arbor was $44,100 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of visual communications professionals in Ann Arbor is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Ann Arbor

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Visual communications professionals in Ann Arbor earn a median salary of $38,695 per year. The difference in pay between the visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 138%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,150 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,520 per year.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Ann Arbor

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Interior Design
Industrial Design

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Ann Arbor


There are 2 accredited visual communications schools in the city. Many of Ann Arbor's visual communications professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Ann Arbor


Ann Arbor's visual communications schools offer 3 visual communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Ann Arbor


Approximately 32 students graduated from visual communications courses in 2010.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Ann Arbor, Michigan

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