College of Visual Arts Alumni Average Salary

Saint Paul is home to College of Visual Arts, a university. Replies from former College of Visual Arts students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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College of Visual Arts Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
5-9 years
2 salaries
10-19 years
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 14 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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344 Summit Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102-2199

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Following graduation, College of Visual Arts students earn an average of $48K.


A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $48K on average compared to approximately $59K for male graduates.


Minneapolis, Minn. is another hot spot for College of Visual Arts grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to around $54K). On the far end of the pay scale, College of Visual Arts alumni often reside in St. Paul, Minn., which is home to the lowest pay at about $50K.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $52K per year, College of Visual Arts grads who have a Bachelor's Degree are the best paid among the alumni population.


Adobe Illustrator commands a pay premium of 37 percent for College of Visual Arts grads. Adobe Illustrator is a popular skill among College of Visual Arts alumni, with just over two-fifths of grads reporting using it on the job. Experience with Project Management, Adobe Photoshop, and Graphic Design is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

For this school, a majority of the survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of grads pick up dental plans, too. A majority of alumni opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Alumni of College of Visual Arts also take in a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design graduates, who earn $48K on average, make a similar amount to College of Visual Arts grads. Other schools similar to College of Visual Arts include Minneapolis College of Art and Design, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and VanderCook College of Music.

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Key Stats for College of Visual Arts


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56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
$44,750 - $65,000

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