Average Hourly Rate for College of Visual Arts Alumni

College of Visual Arts is based in Saint Paul. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

College of Visual Arts Alumni

Median Hourly Rate by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$8$16$24
1-4 years
$14.00  
   
5-9 years
$21.11  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 6
United States (change)

About This School

344 Summit Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102-2199


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Industry

The majority of alumni accept jobs in the graphic design industry. Starting salaries of $45K are common among College of Visual Arts grads.

Gender

After graduation, women go on to earn an average of $48K per year compared to men, who earn about $59K.

Locations

With a median salary of approximately $54K, Minneapolis represents the highest-paid city popular among College of Visual Arts grads. On the far end of the pay scale, College of Visual Arts alumni often reside in St. Paul, which is home to the lowest pay at around $50K.

Degree Major

Among the highest-paid College of Visual Arts alumni are those with a Bachelor's Degree — they earn close to $52K per year.

Skills

Many former College of Visual Arts students are familiar with Adobe Illustrator, and more than two-fifths of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. College of Visual Arts grads with Adobe Illustrator abilities can expect to make 43 percent more than their former classmates ($65K). Adobe Photoshop, Project Management, and Adobe InDesign are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of grads participate in a 401(k) program. Health benefits extend to a majority of former students, and a majority of respondents also receive dental coverage. College of Visual Arts alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Kansas City Art Institute grads (who make an average of $47K) earn salaries most similar to College of Visual Arts alumni. Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, and School of the Art Institute of Chicago are also similar to College of Visual Arts.

Key Stats for College of Visual Arts

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Hourly Rate
$18
Hourly Rate
$17
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
$15 - $24

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