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Average Hourly Rate for College of Visual Arts Alumni

Saint Paul is home to College of Visual Arts. The data in this summary come from College of Visual Arts alumni who took 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: 18 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6
United States (change)

College of Visual Arts Details

344 Summit Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102-2199

www.cva.edu

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Industry

Among College of Visual Arts grads, the graphic design industry is a commonly chosen career field. Former College of Visual Arts graduates tend to bring in about $45K.

Gender

There is a sizable difference between men's post-college salaries and women's: the median for the former is $59K, but the median for the latter is only $48K.

Locations

The top-paying city popular with College of Visual Arts alumni is Minneapolis, which offers median salaries of approximately $54K. For comparison, the lowest paying city popular with College of Visual Arts alumni is St. Paul, which offers median salaries of around $50K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree earns College of Visual Arts students the most money after college ($52K per year).

Skills

Competency in Adobe Illustrator translates into above-average pay for College of Visual Arts grads — they earn 43 percent more than their fellow graduates. Many former College of Visual Arts students are familiar with Adobe Illustrator, and just over two-fifths of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Adobe Photoshop, Project Management, and Adobe InDesign are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of graduates receive health insurance, and a majority of alums get dental coverage. A majority of alumni plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Additional benefits handed to College of Visual Arts alumni include a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, Cleveland Institute of Art grads (who make an average of $48K) earn salaries most similar to College of Visual Arts alumni. Other schools similar to College of Visual Arts include Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, and School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT critical reading score is not included.
* SAT math score is not included.
* SAT writing score is not included.
ACT Scores

Key Stats

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

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