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Average Salary for Maryland Institute College of Art Alumni

Located in Baltimore, Md., roughly 2,000 students call Maryland Institute College of Art home for four years. The data for this snapshot was collected from Maryland Institute College of Art graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

Overall College ROI Rank
1305
out of 1312
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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities
473
out of 476
Mid-Career Salary Rank for Art / Design
16
out of 16
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Typical Early Career Salary
$37,100
Maryland Institute College of Art Alumni
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Graphic Designer
9 salaries
$45,781  
   
Art Teacher
3 salaries
$49,500  
Art Director
3 salaries
$74,500  
Laboratory Manager
2 salaries
$40,000  
Senior Graphic Designer
2 salaries
$52,500  
Junior Graphic Designer
2 salaries
$34,000  
Creative Services Manager
2 salaries
$43,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Maryland Institute College of Art Details

Address:

1300 Mount Royal Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217-4134

Website:

Students Enrolled:

1,941

Categories:

Art, Music & Design, Private Schools, Art, Music & Design

Graduation Rate:

71 %

% STEM:

0 %

% Stay In State:

38 %

% Receiving Pell Grants:

23 %
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Industry

Graduates of Maryland Institute College of Art go into the graphic design industry, the advertising agency industry, and the entertainment or video game software development industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The education industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Though Maryland Institute College of Art grads score high on the SAT, below-average pay in the workforce is common for this demographic. Those with a degree from Maryland Institute College of Art tend to make $43K.

Jobs

The biggest paychecks among Maryland Institute College of Art alumni are earned by Art Directors — these former students make approximately $75K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Senior Graphic Designers ($53K) and Art Teachers (about $50K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Junior Graphic Designers — they bring in around $39K.

Locations

Maryland Institute College of Art students enjoy their time in Baltimore, and just under a third of students actually choose to reside here post-college and find jobs in the city. Another city that attracts a wealth of Maryland Institute College of Art grads is Annapolis; given its high compensation ($95K is the average salary), the city's popularity should come as no surprise. Though Los Angeles takes the cake for lowest pay among Maryland Institute College of Art grads (the median salary is $40K there), it remains a common destination for former students. In addition, grads flock to New York as well as Miami.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Interior Design earns Maryland Institute College of Art students the most money after college (about $56K per year). Annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Photography are the lowest of the pack, earning $40K.

Skills

Knowing Web Design can pay off big time for Maryland Institute College of Art grads, who can expect a 38 percent bigger paycheck than other grads. Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator is common among Maryland Institute College of Art alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, more than a third of former students report doing so. Demonstrated ability in Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in three grads earn paid vacation and just one in four survey participants get paid sick time. Health benefits extend to a majority of the survey participants, and a majority of alumni also receive dental coverage. A majority of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Maryland Institute College of Art graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Moore College of Art and Design pick up average paychecks of $44K, which is closest to the amount made by Maryland Institute College of Art grads among similar schools. Corcoran College of Art and Design, The University of the Arts, and The Curtis Institute of Music are also similar to Maryland Institute College of Art.

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Test Scores
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SAT Scores 1570 1960
ACT Scores

Key Stats

Gender

Female

62 %

female alumni

Male

38 %

male alumni
Salary
$36,172 - $61,089
Salary
$28,486 - $66,129

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Job Satisfaction


Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

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