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Visual Communications Schools
In Pasadena, California

In Pasadena, there are 2 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 Pasadena, which encompasses visual communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pasadena Vs. California Visual Communications Employment

Pasadena 20,110
California 43,920

Of the 43,920 visual communications professionals employed in California, 20,110 work in Pasadena. Between 2006 and 2010, in Pasadena, there has been a 35% growth in the number of visual communications professionals. As the number of visual communications professionals in Pasadena has increased, overall employment in Pasadena has also increased.

Pasadena Vs. California Visual Communications employment growth

41,090 42,040 46,940 44,300 43,920
14,890 18,610 20,560 19,630 20,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Pasadena

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Pasadena

$69,463 $63,748 $66,100 $67,710 $67,500
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Pasadena
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pasadena

In Pasadena, salaries for visual communications professionals have decreased. In 2010 visual communications professionals in Pasadena reportedly earned an average salary of $67,500 per year. The average salary for visual communications professionals in Pasadena was $69,463 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Pasadena.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Pasadena

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Visual communications professionals make a median salary of $58,460 per year in Pasadena. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,835 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 268% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Pasadena

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

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Pasadena


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

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Pasadena


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

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Pasadena


In 2010 approximately 87 students graduated from visual communications courses.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Pasadena, California

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