With an overall population of 81,207 and a student population of 15,124, approximately 872 of Reading students attend one of Reading's schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Reading, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Berks Technical Institute. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Berks Technical Institute.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a visual communications degree from one of Reading's visual communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,901 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Reading.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Reading, your job prospects are not very good. There were 10,550 visual communications professionals working in Pennsylvania and 190 working in the greater Reading area in 2010. Reading's visual communications professional workforce is projected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. 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 Reading is $41,900 per year, which is higher than the average for visual communications professionals state-wide.