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*
Radio & Television Announcer $13.68
Digital Design $15.52
Desktop Publisher $17.40
Requires two years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Audio & Video Equipment Technician $16.76
Computer User Support Specialist $20.24
Graphic Designer $25.28
Requires four or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
General Operations Manager $32.65
Computer & Information Systems Manager $34.16
Software Developer (Applications) $47.26

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
Architectural Design and Construction TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Audio/Visual/Digital Media, Computer Sciences/Information TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Audio/Visual/Digital MediaGulf Coast State College
Business Administration and ManagementGulf Coast State College
Computer Science and Information TechnologyNorthwest Florida State College
Computer Sciences/Information TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Computer Systems Information & TechnologyTom P. Haney Technical College
Digital Media/Multimedia DesignFlorida Panhandle Technical College
Digital MediaGulf Coast State College
Digital MediaNorthwest Florida State College
Digital Video TechnologyFlorida Panhandle Technical College
Entertainment TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Graphic TechnicianNorthwest Florida State College
Organizational ManagementGulf Coast State College
Theater and Entertainment TechnologyNorthwest Florida State College
Visual and Performing ArtsGulf Coast State College
Web Applications Development and ProgrammingEmerald Coast Technical College
Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs
Training Programs Institution/School
Audio/Visual/Digital Media Computer SciencesGulf Coast State College
Audio/Visual/Digital MediaGulf Coast State College
B.A.S. Graphic DesignPensacola State College
B.S. CommunicationPensacola State College
Business AdministrationFlorida State University (Bay County)
Business Management (Computer)Gulf Coast State College
Business Management, Computer Sciences/Information TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Communications, Telecommunications SpecializationUniversity of West Florida
Computer EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
Computer Information SystemsUniversity of West Florida
Computer ScienceFlorida State University (Bay County)
Computer Sciences/Information TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Digital MediaGulf Coast State College
Electrical EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
General Business Management with Management SpecializationUniversity of West Florida
IT AcademyUniversity of West Florida
Interdisciplinary Information TechnologyUniversity of West Florida
Technology ManagementGulf Coast State College

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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