With an overall population of 58,720 and a student population of 12,087, approximately 12,087 of Des Plaines students attend one of Des Plaines's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Des Plaines's largest visual communications school is Oakton Community College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Oakton Community College.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a visual communications certificate from one of Des Plaines's visual communications schools. In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in Des Plaines was $2,510 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Des Plaines.
If you plan on staying in Des Plaines after graduating from visual communications school, you should know that job prospects for visual communications professionals in Des Plaines, which is the most popular visual communications profession, are average. There were 12,000 visual communications professionals working in Illinois and 7,800 working in the greater Des Plaines area in 2010. Des Plaines's visual communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Des Plaines, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,230 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.