Other Communications Technology & Support Services

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2017

387

growing 10.9%

Median In-State​
Public Tuition

$5,781

growing 0.356%

Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition

$28,200

declining 2.88%

Average Wage

$60,902

growing 1.05%

People in Workforce

85,930

growing 3.61%

Average Employee Age

36.7

declining 0.223%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Other Communications Technology & Support Services degree recipients are Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA, and Framingham, MA. The locations with a relatively high number of Other Communications Technology & Support Services degree recipients are Framingham, MA, Platteville, WI, and Albany, OR. The most common degree awarded to students studying Other Communications Technology & Support Services is a 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Other Communications Technology & Support Services and the types of students that study this field. Associated Technical College-Los Angeles awards the most degrees in Other Communications Technology & Support Services in the US, but Associated Technical College-San Diego and Associated Technical College-Los Angeles have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Communications Technology & Support Services.

Tuition costs for Other Communications Technology & Support Services majors are, on average, $5,781 for in-state public colleges, and $28,200 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Other Communications Technology & Support Services programs are Public, 2-year institutions (14 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Private for-profit, less-than 2-year (154 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Communications Technology & Support Services

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Other Communications Technology & Support Services, is Private for-profit, less-than 2-year (154 completions).

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$5,781

Median In-State Public

$28,200

Median Out of State Private

Associated Technical College-Los Angeles has the most Other Communications Technology & Support Services degree recipients, with 85 degrees awarded in 2017.

The following bar chart shows the state tuition for the top 5 institutions with the most degrees awarded in Other Communications Technology & Support Services.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Other Communications Technology & Support Services programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Associated Technical College-San Diego and Associated Technical College-Los Angeles have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Communications Technology & Support Services, with 76.7% and 32.8%, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Communications Technology & Support Services

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Communication Technologies graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Communication Technologies majors is $60,902 and the most common occupations are Graphic designers, Other managers, and Artists & related workers.

The industry that employs the most Communication Technologies majors is Motion pictures & video industries, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Software publishing.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Communications Technology & Support Services is from the 2 Digit Course Communication Technologies.

$60,902

Average Wage in Workforce

± $4,055

1.05%

1 Year Growth

± 10.9%

The average salary for Communication Technologies majors is $60,902 and the most common occupations are Graphic designers, Other managers, and Artists & related workers.

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Highest Paying Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Communications Technology & Support Services is from the 2 Digit Course Communication Technologies.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Communication Technologies majors.

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Occupations

Most Common

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The most common occupations Communication Technologies majors, by number of employees, are Graphic designers, Other managers, and Artists & related workers.

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Most Specialized

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Highest Paid

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Occupations by Share

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85,930

2018 Workforce

± 7,195

3.61%

1 Year Growth

± 11.5%

The number of Communication Technologies graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.61%, from 82,940 in 2017 to 85,930 in 2018.

The largest single share of Communication Technologies graduates go on to work as Graphic designers (5.43%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Communication Technologies by share of the total number of graduates.

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Industries

Most Common

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Communications Technology & Support Services is from the 2 Digit Course Communication Technologies.

The most common industries that employ Communication Technologies majors, by number of employees, are Motion pictures & video industries, Computer Systems Design, and Broadcasting (except internet).

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Communications Technology & Support Services is from the 2 Digit Course Communication Technologies.

85,930

2018 Workforce

± 7,195

3.61%

1 Year Growth

± 11.5%

The number of Communication Technologies graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.61%, from 82,940 in 2017 to 85,930 in 2018.

The industry which employs the most Communication Technologies graduates by share is Motion pictures & video industries, followed by Computer Systems Design. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Communication Technologies.

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Specialty Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Communications Technology & Support Services is from the 2 Digit Course Communication Technologies.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Communication Technologies majors.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Communication Technologies in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Communication Technologies is 36.7, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate. Male employees are more likely to hold Communication Technologies degrees, and White students earn the majority (180) of the degrees.

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Communications Technology & Support Services is from the 2 Digit Course Communication Technologies.

36.7

Average Age in 2018

± 0.93 Years

0.223%

1 Year Change

± 3.64%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Communication Technologies. The most common ages of employees with this major are 29 and 26 years old, which represent 5.67% and 5.48% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Other Communications Technology & Support Services are 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate, Bachelors Degree, and Associates Degree.

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Workforce Degrees

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Communications Technology & Support Services is from the 2 Digit Course Communication Technologies.

The most common degree types held by the working population in Communication Technologies are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Male (64.9%)

Most Common Gender with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    180 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    94 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    76 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Other Communications Technology & Support Services for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Gender Combination

  1. White Male

    40 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    38 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    5 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Other Communications Technology & Support Services. White Male students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and gender.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Communications Technology & Support Services is from the 2 Digit Course Communication Technologies.

Most Common Countries of Origin

  1. India

    1,072 degree recipients

  2. Korea

    968 degree recipients

  3. Mexico

    899 degree recipients

High Relative Number of Students

  1. United Kingdom, not specified

    7.59 times more than expected

  2. Korea

    4.2 times more than expected

  3. India

    1.55 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in United Kingdom, not specified that hold Communication Technologies degrees (7.59 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is India (1,072 degree recipients).

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