Waterloo has a general population of 68,747 and an overall student population of 6,825. Approximately 6,321 of Waterloo's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Waterloo, by student population, is Hawkeye Community College. In 2010, Hawkeye Community College graduated approximately 38 students from its visual communications program.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Waterloo. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,640 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $940 for visual communications related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Waterloo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,100 visual communications professionals in Iowa, 130 were working in the greater Waterloo area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 12% in Waterloo. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a visual communications professional in Waterloo is $39,300 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for visual communications professionals.