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Visual Communications Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In Philadelphia, there are 8 visual communications schools where visual communications faculty can find employment. The trends in Philadelphia'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

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Visual Communications Employment

Philadelphia 4,050
Pennsylvania 10,080

Exactly 4,050 of the 10,080 visual communications professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of visual communications professionals in Philadelphia has grown by 4%. Overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Visual Communications employment growth

10,020 10,290 10,540 9,960 10,080
3,900 4,140 4,160 4,090 4,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$47,480 $48,870 $48,253 $46,665 $47,555
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for visual communications professionals in Philadelphia have increased. Philadelphia visual communications professionals made $47,555 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for visual communications professionals in Philadelphia was $47,480 per year. The growth in the salary of visual communications professionals in Philadelphia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Philadelphia

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

Visual communications professionals in Philadelphia earn a median salary of $43,600 per year. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,988 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 199% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

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

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Philadelphia


There are 8 accredited visual communications schools in the city. Many of Philadelphia's visual communications professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Philadelphia


Philadelphia's visual communications schools offer 16 visual communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Philadelphia


In 2010 approximately 289 students completed visual communications courses.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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