Average Salary for College of Visual Arts Alumni

Located in Saint Paul, College of Visual Arts is a university. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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College of Visual Arts Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary 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.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
5-9 years
2 salaries
$56,250  
   
10-19 years
2 salaries
$58,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About This School

344 Summit Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102-2199


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Industry

Former College of Visual Arts graduates bring in $48K on average.

Gender

After college, a notable gender gap appears: the average female graduate makes $48K where the average male graduate hauls home $59K.

Locations

College of Visual Arts grads also flock to Minneapolis, Minn., which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is approximately $54K). Though St. Paul, Minn. takes the cake for lowest pay among College of Visual Arts grads (the median salary is about $50K there), it remains a common destination for former students.

Degree Major

College of Visual Arts grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a Bachelor's Degree and earn a median salary of $52K per year.

Skills

College of Visual Arts grads with Adobe Illustrator experience garner salaries that are 37 percent more than other grads' salaries. 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. Proficiency in Project Management, Adobe Photoshop, and Graphic Design command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of alums receive health insurance, and a majority of former students get dental coverage. More than half of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Alumni of College of Visual Arts also take in a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Cleveland Institute of Art grads bring in salaries of around around $47K, making them the most similar to College of Visual Arts alumni in terms of earnings. Minneapolis College of Art and Design, the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago are also similar to College of Visual Arts.

Key Stats for College of Visual Arts

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %
Salary
$47,500
Salary
$58,500
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
$44,750 - $65,000

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