Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Graphic Design and the types of students that study this field. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but The Art Institute of Cincinnati and The Creative Center have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Graphic Design. Tuition costs for Graphic Design majors are, on average, $6,330 for in-state public colleges, and $28,250 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Graphic Design programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions.
Information on the businesses and industries that employ Visual & Performing Arts graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Visual & Performing Arts majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Visual & Performing Arts majors, by average wage, is Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills .
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Visual & Performing Arts in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Visual & Performing Arts is 40.7, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Visual & Performing Arts degrees, and White students earn the majority (6,075) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Graphic Design field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Graphic Design majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Graphic Design majors need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Operations Analysis, and Management of Material Resources.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Graphic Design majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Management of Financial Resources is very distinctive for
majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Speaking, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.