Average Salary for College of Visual Arts Alumni

College of Visual Arts is a university based in Saint Paul. This report is based on the responses of College of Visual Arts graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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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.
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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

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

Gender

After graduation, disparities in salary rise to the surface — males earn an average $59K per year compared to females' $48K.

Locations

Another city that attracts a wealth of College of Visual Arts grads is Minneapolis, Minn.; given its high compensation ($54K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with College of Visual Arts alumni is St. Paul, Minn., which offers a median salary of around $50K.

Degree Major

College of Visual Arts students with a Bachelor's Degree can expect to make the most money (approximately $52K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates.

Skills

Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator is common among College of Visual Arts alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, more than two-fifths of former students report doing so. Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 37 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $65K). Experience with Project Management, Adobe Photoshop, and Graphic Design is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of respondents save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a majority of the survey participants are rewarded with health insurance and a majority of alums report dental coverage, too. College of Visual Arts grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment.

Related Schools

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

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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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