Are you someone who loves expressing yourself creatively? Do you enjoy working with technology and communicating your ideas to others? Imagine bringing stories to life through film, designing eye-catching graphics, or crafting compelling messages that captivate audiences. In this exciting field, your imagination is the limit, and every day is a chance to unleash your creativity and make an impact. Turn your passion into a career and let your creativity soar!

  • Do you enjoy thinking creatively and coming up with new ideas?
  • Do you like meeting new people and developing relationships?
  • Do you like performing in front of people?
Career Pathways

The arts, audio-visual technology, and communications field has six career pathways:

  • Audio and Video Technology and Film: Individuals who make or sell audio or video equipment.
  • Journalism and Broadcasting: Individuals who gather and report news.
  • Performing Arts: Individuals who participate in theater and musical productions, from actors to talent agents to costume designers to producers.
  • Printing Technology: Individuals who prepare digital content for printing.
  • Telecommunications: Individuals who install or maintain equipment used for broadcast communications.
  • Visual Arts: Individuals who create works of art, including drawings, paintings, or computer graphics.
What It Takes
Puzzle pieces fitting together
A paintbrush, ruler, and pencil lined up
Person standing next to a to-do list with multiple items
Ability to Multitask
Two speech bubbles with lines instead of text
Communication Skills
An analog clock
Time Management Skills
Education-Career-Income: Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
required education
Salary Range
Art Director
Bachelor's Degree
$53,593 - $106,361
Special Effects Artists and Animators
Bachelor's Degree
$48,262 - $75,275
Graphic Designers
Bachelor's Degree
$48,262 - $66,809
Producer and Directors
Bachelor’s Degree
$41,064 - $101,013
Writers and Authors
Bachelor's Degree
$37,550 - $75,685
Audio and Video Technicians
Associate Degree
$30,466 - $59,832
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
$34,120 - $65,082
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$37,021 - $57,659
Source: 2024 Florida CareerSource
For more information, visit Florida Department of Education CTE Frameworks