With an overall population of 45,793 and a student population of 2,836, approximately 2,601 of Pittsfield students attend one of Pittsfield's schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Pittsfield, by student population, is Berkshire Community College. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Berkshire Community College.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Pittsfield in 2010. If you decide to attend a visual communications school in Pittsfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,744.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $810 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Pittsfield.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pittsfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 7,880 visual communications professionals in Massachusetts, 60 were working in the greater Pittsfield area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 3% in Pittsfield. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Pittsfield is $43,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.