Whittier has a total population of 83,680 and a student population of 24,983. Of these students, 22,432 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Whittier's largest visual communications school is Rio Hondo College. In 2010, Rio Hondo College graduated approximately 3 students from its visual communications program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Whittier. If you decide to attend a visual communications school in Whittier, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $670.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Whittier.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Whittier, 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 Whittier area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 7% in Whittier. This projected 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 Whittier is $51,180 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.