Arts, AV & Communication

Under ConstructiYou could find yourself working with advertising agencies, design firms and other creative teams on a range of projects and in various media. This pathway provides many opportunities to apply your skills in different job settings.on

Career Pathways

Requires on-the-job training, work experience, and/or a high school diploma
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Word Processor $18.20
Broadcast Technician $18.52
Requires two years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Audio and Video Equipment Technician $20.80
Graphic Designer $23.12
Computer Network Support Specialist $28.60
Requires four or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
General Operations Manager $42.18
Software Developer (Applications) $50.79
Computer and Information Systems Manager $65.22

Training Pathways

Middle and high school career or career academy programs


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Certifications, technical programs or two-year degree programs
Training Programs Institution/School
A.S. Graphic Design TechnologyPensacola State College
Audio/Visual MediaGulf Coast State College
Audio/Visual/Digital Media, Computer Sciences/Information TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Audio/Visual/Digital MediaGulf Coast State College
Computer Science and Information TechnologyNorthwest Florida State College
Computer Sciences/Information TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Digital Marketing CertificateUniversity of West Florida
Digital Media/Multimedia DesignFlorida Panhandle Technical College
Digital MediaFlorida Panhandle Technical CollegeGulf Coast State College
Digital MediaNorthwest Florida State College
Digital Video TechnologyFlorida Panhandle Technical College
Graphic Design TechnologyPensacola State College
Graphic TechnicianNorthwest Florida State College
Help Desk Support TechnicianChipola College
Networking Systems Technology - Network Security SpecialtyChipola College
Networking Systems Technology - Server Administration SpecialtyChipola College
Photographic TechnologyPensacola State College
Theater and Entertainment TechnologyNorthwest Florida State College
Theatre and Entertainment TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Visual and Performing ArtsGulf Coast State College
Web Applications Development and ProgrammingEmerald Coast Technical College
Web Applications Development and ProgrmmingEmerald Coast Technical College
Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs
Training Programs Institution/School
AdvertisingUniversity of West Florida
Art HistoryUniversity of West Florida
Audio/Visual/Digital Media Computer SciencesGulf Coast State College
B.A.S. Graphic DesignPensacola State College
B.S. CommunicationPensacola State College
Business Management, Computer Sciences/Information TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Business and Management - Graphic Design ManagementPensacola State College
CommunicationUniversity of West Florida
Communications with Telecommunications SpecializationUniversity of West Florida
Computer EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
Computer Information SystemsUniversity of West Florida
Electrical EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
General Business Management with Management SpecializationUniversity of West Florida
Interdisciplinary Information TechnologyUniversity of West Florida
JournalismUniversity of West Florida
Public RelationsUniversity of West Florida
Studio ArtUniversity of West Florida
TelecommunicationsUniversity of West Florida

Northwest Florida Career Pathways provides a broad snapshot of the job titles and average hourly rate for the noted eight participating Counties. Please select a county for the applicable county specific job title/average hourly rate and training programs in each geographic area.

IMPORTANT: In each potential pathway, the ability to transfer credits from one program level to the next is dependent on a variety of factors. Statewide articulation agreements may assist in these efforts but are not available for all potential career pathways. Ongoing guidance from academic career advisors and supervisors throughout your education and training pathway is recommended.

Note: Entrepreneurial skills are frequently incorporated in different Career Pathways programs to help students prepare to launch and contribute to successful enterprises of all types.

*Salary information source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics. The final education and wage rate is the decision of the hiring employer.

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