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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
growing 2.64%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
declining 7.33%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
growing 4.9%
Average Wage
growing 4.33%
People in Workforce
growing 4.47%
Average Employee Age
growing 0.2%


Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Computer Graphics and the types of students that study this field. Valencia College awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Atlantic University College and Academy of Interactive Entertainment have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Computer Graphics. Tuition costs for Computer Graphics majors are, on average, $2,491 for in-state public colleges, and $25,940 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Computer Graphics programs are Public, 2-year institutions.


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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Computer Systems Design is the industry that employs the most Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services majors, by average wage, is Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals.


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Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services is 40.3, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services degrees, and White students earn the majority (1,209) of the degrees.

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Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Computer Graphics field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Computer Graphics majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Computer Graphics majors need more than the average amount of Programming, Technology Design, and Operations Analysis.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Computer Graphics majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Programming is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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