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Visual Communications Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Visual Communications faculty can choose to work at one of 7 visual communications schools in Pittsburgh. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in visual communications in the city of Pittsburgh, which encompasses visual communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Visual Communications Employment

Pittsburgh 2,170
Pennsylvania 10,080

Exactly 2,170 of the 10,080 visual communications professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of visual communications professionals in Pittsburgh has grown by 11%. Overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Visual Communications employment growth

10,020 10,290 10,540 9,960 10,080
1,950 2,230 2,210 2,170 2,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$33,357 $39,753 $37,020 $37,883 $37,327
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

Salaries for visual communications professionals in Pittsburgh have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $37,327 per year was earned by visual communications professionals in Pittsburgh. Visual communications professionals in Pittsburgh made a yearly average salary of $33,357, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of visual communications professionals in Pittsburgh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Pittsburgh

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

Visual communications professionals make a median salary of $35,283 per year in Pittsburgh. The 10% of visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,147 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 198% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

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

Pittsburgh visual communications professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Pittsburgh


Many of Pittsburgh's visual communications professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited visual communications schools in the city.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in visual communications offered by Pittsburgh's visual communications schools.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Pittsburgh


In 2010 approximately 225 students completed visual communications courses.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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