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Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology&

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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
1,606
declining 9.8%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
$5,297
growing 2.93%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
$32,052
growing 8.84%
Average Wage
$53,324
declining 0.62%
People in Workforce
79,317
growing 19.2%
Average Employee Age
36.6
declining 1.66%

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology and the types of students that study this field. Rowan University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but The Academy of Radio and TV Broadcasting and New School of Radio and Television have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology. Tuition costs for Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology majors are, on average, $5,297 for in-state public colleges, and $32,052 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology programs are Public, 2-year institutions.

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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. Broadcasting (except internet) is the industry that employs the most Communication Technologies majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Communication Technologies majors, by average wage, is Executive offices & legislative bodies.

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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 36.6, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Communication Technologies degrees, and White students earn the majority (745) of the degrees.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology majors need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology majors need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Installation, and Equipment Maintenance.

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 Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology 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 Equipment Selection is very distinctive for majors, but the Active Listening, Critical Thinking, and Reading Comprehension are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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