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Visual Communications Schools
In Chester, Virginia

The city of Chester has only one school where visual communications faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the visual communications academic community in Chester, and the future trends. Academia in visual communications includes visual communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Virginia Visual Communications Employment

Chester 1,080
Virginia 7,080

Exactly 1,080 of the 7,080 visual communications professionals employed in Virginia, work in Chester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chester, there has been a 8% growth in the number of visual communications professionals. As the number of visual communications professionals in Chester has increased, overall employment in Chester has also increased.

Chester Vs. Virginia Visual Communications employment growth

7,210 6,910 7,480 7,390 7,080
1,000 1,060 1,010 1,140 1,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$34,523 $39,720 $42,263 $42,775 $42,675
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

In Chester, salaries for visual communications professionals have increased. Chester visual communications professionals made $42,675 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for visual communications professionals in Chester was $34,523 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chester.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Chester

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

Chester visual communications professionals earn a median yearly salary of $39,698. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,025 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 206% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Chester

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

On average visual communications professionals in Chester earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Chester.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Chester


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

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Chester


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in visual communications offered by Chester's visual communications schools.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Chester


Approximately 40 students completed visual communications courses in 2010.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Chester, Virginia

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