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Visual Communications Schools
In Irvine, California

The city of Irvine has 2 schools where visual communications faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the visual communications academic community in Irvine, and the future trends. Academia in visual communications includes visual communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Irvine Vs. California Visual Communications Employment

Irvine 4,290
California 43,920

Of the 43,920 visual communications professionals employed in California, 4,290 work in Irvine. The number of visual communications professionals in Irvine has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of visual communications professionals in Irvine has decreased, overall employment in Irvine has also decreased.

Irvine Vs. California Visual Communications employment growth

41,090 42,040 46,940 44,300 43,920
4,290 4,550 5,250 4,620 4,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Irvine

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Irvine

$57,533 $56,305 $48,980 $49,880 $52,318
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Irvine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Irvine

Salaries for visual communications professionals in Irvine have decreased. In 2010 visual communications professionals in Irvine reportedly earned an average salary of $52,318 per year. The average salary for visual communications professionals in Irvine was $57,533 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of visual communications professionals in Irvine is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Irvine

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Visual communications professionals make a median salary of $49,380 per year in Irvine. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,702 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $80,272 per year.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Irvine

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

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Irvine


Many of Irvine's visual communications professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited visual communications schools in the city.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Irvine


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in visual communications offered by Irvine's visual communications schools.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Irvine


In 2010 approximately 17 students graduated from visual communications courses.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Irvine, California

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