Arts, AV & Communication

You 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.

Career Pathways

Requires on-the-job training, work experience, and/or a high school diploma
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Broadcast Technician $12.22
Graphic Designer $21.04
Photographer $Freelance
Requires two years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Media & Communication Worker $22.69
Computer Operator $23.17
Requires four or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Software Developer (Applications) $47.26
Software Developer (Systems Software) $51.95

Training Pathways

Middle and high school career or career academy programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Digital Photography Technology Fort Walton Beach High School
Digital Design Choctawhatchee High School
Digital Design Crestview High School
Digital Design Fort Walton Beach High School
Digital Design Laurel Hill School
Digital Design Niceville High School
Digital Video Technology Baker School
Digital Video Technology Fort Walton Beach High School
Certifications, technical programs or two-year degree programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Digital Media Northwest Florida State College
Graphic Technician Northwest Florida State College
Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Computer Engineering University of West Florida
Computer Information Systems University of West Florida
Electrical Engineering University of West Florida
Interdisciplinary Information Technology University of West Florida

*Salary information source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics, August 2016. The final education and wage rate is the decision of the hiring employer.

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.


For more information about career and technical education in Okaloosa County middle and high schools, please visit MyCETworks.com.


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