Bradenton has a general population of 49,504 and an overall student population of 13,686. Approximately 11,746 of Bradenton's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Bradenton's largest visual communications school is State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota. In 2010, State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota graduated approximately 15 students from its visual communications program.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Bradenton's visual communications schools. In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in Bradenton was $2,640 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for visual communications related books and supplies every year.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bradenton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 18,080 visual communications professionals working in Florida and 370 working in the greater Bradenton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to decrease by -1% in Bradenton. This anticipated 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 Bradenton is $41,050 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.