Chattanooga has a general population of 155,554 and an overall student population of 22,629. Approximately 9,431 of Chattanooga's students are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
Of the 1 visual communications schools in Chattanooga, the largest visual communications school, by student population, is Chattanooga State Community College. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the Visual Communications program at Chattanooga State Community College.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a visual communications degree in Chattanooga. In 2009 tuition at visual communications schools in Chattanooga was $2,992 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a visual communications program in Chattanooga.
After graduating with your credentials in visual communications, if you decide to work as a visual communications professional in Chattanooga, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,630 visual communications professionals in Tennessee, 350 were working in the greater Chattanooga area. Chattanooga's visual communications professional workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Chattanooga, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,140 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.