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Visual Communications Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

In Boston, there are 10 visual communications schools 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 Boston, which encompasses visual communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Visual Communications Employment

Boston 5,570
Massachusetts 8,720

Exactly 5,570 of the 8,720 visual communications professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. There has been a 40% growth in the number of visual communications professionals in Boston between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of visual communications professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Visual Communications employment growth

6,790 7,300 7,860 7,830 8,720
3,980 4,830 5,370 5,040 5,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$47,750 $54,255 $56,195 $55,735 $51,140
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for visual communications professionals in Boston have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,140 per year was earned by visual communications professionals in Boston. The average salary for visual communications professionals in Boston was $47,750 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Boston

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

Visual communications professionals make a median salary of $44,705 per year in Boston. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,100 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $82,215 per year.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Boston

Fashion Design
Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Interior Design
Computer Animation
Industrial Design

On average visual communications professional salaries in Boston are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Boston


Many of Boston's visual communications professionals are graduates of one of the 10 accredited visual communications schools in the city.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Boston


There are a total of 14 degree and certificate programs in visual communications offered by Boston's visual communications schools.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Boston


In 2010 approximately 178 students completed visual communications courses.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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