Carson has a total population of 89,730 and a student population of 14,667. Of these students, 14,477 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Carson, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is California State University-Dominguez Hills. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-Dominguez Hills with credentials in visual communications.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Carson. Tuition in 2009 at Carson's visual communications schools was $19,671 per year for instate students and $30,831 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,781.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Carson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 visual communications professionals in California. Of these visual communications professionals, 9,290 were working in the greater Carson area. Carson's visual communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Carson, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.