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Visual Communications Schools
In Rochester, New York

In Rochester, there are 5 visual communications schools where visual communications faculty can find employment. The trends in Rochester'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

Rochester Vs. New York Visual Communications Employment

Rochester 950
New York 26,110

Exactly 950 of the 26,110 visual communications professionals employed in New York, work in Rochester. There has been a 15% decline in the number of visual communications professionals in Rochester between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Rochester has increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Visual Communications employment growth

26,890 27,790 29,130 29,340 26,110
1,120 860 850 970 950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Visual Communications VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$49,097 $40,810 $39,320 $42,050 $43,593
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

Salaries for visual communications professionals in Rochester have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,593 per year was earned by visual communications professionals in Rochester. Four years earlier in 2006, visual communications professionals in Rochester made an average salary of $49,097 per year. The decline in the salary of visual communications professionals in Rochester is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Rochester

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

Visual communications professionals make a median salary of $40,557 per year in Rochester. The difference in pay between the visual communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 177%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,037 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,480 per year.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Rochester

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

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

Educational Trends

Visual Communications schools in Rochester


Many of Rochester's visual communications professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited visual communications schools in the city.

Visual Communications Programs Offered In Rochester


There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in visual communications offered by Rochester's visual communications schools.

Student Completed Visual Communications Degrees In Rochester


Approximately 135 students graduated from visual communications courses in 2010.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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