Arts, AV Technology and 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 $12.65
Radio and Television Announcer $12.89
Data Entry $14.15
Requires two years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Audio and Video Equipment Technician $17.01
Computer User Support Specialist $18.89
Computer Programmer $34.39
Requires four or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Network and Computer Systems Administrator $24.55
Web Developer $24.78
General and Operations Manager $41.89

Training Pathways

Middle and high school career or career academy programs
Training Programs Institution
Television Production South Walton High School
Television Production Paxton High School
Television Production Walton High School
Digital Design South Walton High School
Certifications, technical programs or two-year degree programs
Training Programs Institution
Computer Science and Information Technology Northwest Florida State College
Theater and Entertainment Technology Northwest Florida State College
Visual and Performing Arts Gulf Coast State College
Web Applications Development and Programming Emerald Coast Technical College
Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs
Training Programs Institution
Communications with Telecommunications Specialization University of West Florida
General Business Management with Management Specialization University of West Florida

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.

For more information about career and technical education in Walton County middle and high schools, please visit Walton County Career and Technical Education.

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