Becoming a Visual Communicator via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. American Intercontinental University, one of the highest ranking online schools, is a US school (accredited) offering visual communications courses to train individuals to become top-notch visual communications specialists, designers, telecommunications specialists, telecommunications professionals, visual communicators, audio visual specialists, visual merchandisers, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 200,870 people employed as graphic designers alone in America, and their average annual salary is $47,820. Colleges and universities like American Intercontinental University that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Visual Communicator Salary Information

Category: Graphic designers

Total # Employed in the US 200,870
Average Hourly Wage: $22.99/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$12.71 $15.93 $20.76 $27.95 $36.75
Average Yearly Salary $47,820
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$26,440 $33,130 $43,180 $58,140 $76,450
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
2.7% 13.0% 19.3% 14.1% 42.5% 7.1% 1.1%
Graphic designers — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Florida $32.74/hr $68,110
Colorado $27.49/hr $57,180
Oklahoma $27.25/hr $56,680
Delaware $26.82/hr $55,780
Mississippi $24.94/hr $51,880
Missouri $24.66/hr $51,290
Virginia $24.6/hr $51,170
Kansas $24.56/hr $51,080
North Dakota $24.45/hr $50,850
District of Columbia $23.28/hr $48,420
Idaho $23.13/hr $48,100
Indiana $22.76/hr $47,340
New York $22.35/hr $46,490
Nebraska $22.22/hr $46,220
Connecticut $21.68/hr $45,100
Wyoming $21.32/hr $44,350
Arkansas $21.3/hr $44,290
New Hampshire $21.24/hr $44,180
Tennessee $21.23/hr $44,150
Alabama $21.22/hr $44,130
Montana $20.67/hr $42,980
Ohio $20.62/hr $42,890
Utah $20.61/hr $42,870
Puerto Rico $20.5/hr $42,630
Guam $20.46/hr $42,550
Oregon $20.45/hr $42,540
South Carolina $20.39/hr $42,410
North Carolina $20.24/hr $42,100
Hawaii $20/hr $41,600
Alaska $19.83/hr $41,250
Maine $19.29/hr $40,120
Wisconsin $19.19/hr $39,910
Washington $19.07/hr $39,660
Michigan $18.89/hr $39,280
Kentucky $18.64/hr $38,780
Louisiana $18.62/hr $38,730
New Mexico $18.41/hr $38,290
New Jersey $17.99/hr $37,420
Massachusetts $17.52/hr $36,440
California $17.32/hr $36,030
Maryland $17.26/hr $35,910
Iowa $17.24/hr $35,860
South Dakota $17.12/hr $35,610
Nevada $16.64/hr $34,610
Pennsylvania $16.17/hr $33,630
West Virginia $15.44/hr $32,120


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