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Visual Communications Schools
In Oakland, California

Visual Communications faculty can choose to work at one of 2 visual communications schools in Oakland. The trends in Oakland's visual communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes visual communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Visual Communications Employment

Oakland 2,280
California 43,920

Exactly 2,280 of the 43,920 visual communications professionals employed in California, work in Oakland. The number of visual communications professionals in Oakland has grown by 19% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for visual communications professionals in Oakland has increased, overall employment in Oakland has also increased.

Oakland Vs. California Visual Communications employment growth

41,090 42,040 46,940 44,300 43,920
1,910 2,150 2,700 2,460 2,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$56,060 $44,470 $53,337 $60,850 $59,333
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

As the number of visual communications professionals in Oakland has grown, salaries for visual communications professionals have also increased. Oakland visual communications professionals made $59,333 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for visual communications professionals in Oakland was $56,060 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Oakland.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Oakland

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

Visual communications professionals make a median salary of $54,175 per year in Oakland. The difference in pay between the visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 192%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,450 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $94,832 per year.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Oakland

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

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Oakland


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

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Oakland


Oakland's visual communications schools offer 6 visual communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Oakland


Approximately 72 students completed visual communications courses in 2010.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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