With an overall population of 24,927 and a student population of 6,342, approximately 6,342 of Ridgecrest students attend one of Ridgecrest's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Ridgecrest, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Cerro Coso Community College. In 2010, Cerro Coso Community College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in visual communications.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in visual communications in Ridgecrest in 2010. If you decide to attend a visual communications school in Ridgecrest, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $624.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,460 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Ridgecrest.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Ridgecrest, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,500 visual communications professionals in California, 170 were working in the greater Ridgecrest area. The number of visual communications professionals in Ridgecrest is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Ridgecrest is $44,940 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.