Arts, Audio-Visual Technology, and Communications
Do you love the theater? Are you interested in the news of the day? Then you might want to explore the field of arts, audio-visual technology, and communications.
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.
Meta-Major: Arts, Humanities, Communication and Design
Are you interested in the arts, audio-visual technology, and communications but not sure what you want to do? Check out the arts, humanities, communication and design meta-major at your local state college. A meta-major is a collection of associate degree programs aligned to a general career area, such as the arts. Because all programs under the meta-major have common courses, you can pursue a relevant course of study before deciding on a specific degree program.
Arts, audio-visual technology and communications offer a range of jobs at different education and salary levels.
|Training, Certificate or Associate's Degree||Bachelor's Degree|
|Makeup Artist||$26,990||Reporter and Correspondent||$36,230|
|Desktop Publisher||$30,410||Film and Video Editors||$37,590|
|Print Press Operator||$31,060||Graphic Designers||$40,980|
|Audio and Video Equipment Technician||$34,980||Editor||$54,150|
|Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers||$39,970|