Visual Communications in Maine

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Schools Offering Visual Communications Programs in Maine


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Maine students graduate with degrees in visual communications. Thus, Maine's 4 visual communications schools put out approximately 45 visual communications professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine that has a visual communications program is Saint Joseph's College of Maine. Saint Joseph's College of Maine, which was ranked 42nd in the country in 2010, is located in Standish. 1 students graduated with a degree in visual communications from Saint Joseph's College of Maine in 2010. Students at Saint Joseph's College of Maine paid $27,345 per year in tuition fees.

Maine College of Art, which is located in Portland, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a visual communications program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Maine College of Art graduated 5 students from its visual communications program. Students at Maine College of Art paid $28,695 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Maine with a visual communications program is Southern Maine Community College, which is located in South Portland. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. In 2010, 31 students graduated from Southern Maine Community College visual communications program. The tuition rate at Southern Maine Community College was $3,395 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Maine's visual communications schools ranges from $28,695 per year to $3,180 per year. But, the average tuition is $15,654 per year. In 2010, the following Maine visual communications schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Maine College of Art - located in Portland, students are charged $28,695 per year
  2. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year
  3. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Maine visual communications schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. York County Community College - located in Wells, students are charged $3,180 per year
  2. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year
  3. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year

A visual communications degree from a Maine school... what next?

The Maine counties with the largest populations of visual communications professional are:

  1. Cumberland County - 390 visual communications professionals
  2. Penobscot County - 70 visual communications professionals
  3. Androscoggin County - 50 visual communications professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of visual communications professionals in the state of Maine will grow to 1,250. This would require a 2% growth in the field.

Salary

visual communications professionals in Maine earn $36,640 per year on average. However, Maine visual communications professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,810 per year to more than $74,990 per year in 2010. On average visual communications professional earn the most in the following Maine counties:

  1. Cumberland County - $41,055 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $39,810 per year
  3. Aroostook County - $37,400 per year

The following counties in Maine have the lowest average salaries for visual communications professional:

  1. Androscoggin County - $36,550 per year
  2. Aroostook County - $37,400 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $39,810 per year

On average, the highest paid visual communications professionals in Maine were:

  1. Graphic Designer - $41,680 per year
  2. Video Editor - $35,470 per year
  3. Audio Visual Technician - $32,770 per year

The visual communications professionals with lowest average salaries in Maine were:

  1. Video Editor - $35,470 per year
  2. Audio Visual Technician - $32,770 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in visual communications in Maine and to compare salaries with various related fields such as visual communications or art, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Visual Communications in Maine
  • Bachelor's Degree in Visual Communications in Maine

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,245 miles from location Southern Maine Community College South Portland ME 18.7675 60% 6,261
5,260 miles from location Saint Joseph's College of Maine Standish ME 57.7119 26% 2,727
5,257 miles from location York County Community College Wells ME 8.54706 n/a 1,358
5,247 miles from location Maine College of Art Portland ME 54.8296 25% 338
 

Curious what studying Visual Communications gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Maine

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Graphic Designers + 570 $41,680 -9.5%
2
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 70 $32,770 40.0%
3
Film and Video Editors + 40 $35,470 -33.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are visual communications related jobs in Maine