Fort Pierce has a total population of 37,516 and a student population of 17,136. Of these students, 17,110 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Fort Pierce, by student population, is Indian River State College. In 2010, Indian River State College graduated approximately 15 students from its visual communications program.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in visual communications from visual communications schools in Fort Pierce in 2010. If you decide to attend a visual communications school in Fort Pierce, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,246.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for visual communications related books and supplies each year.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Pierce, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 18,080 visual communications professionals in Florida. Of these visual communications professionals, 120 were working in the greater Fort Pierce area. The number of visual communications professionals in Fort Pierce is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. 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 Fort Pierce is $37,740 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.