2022 Average Tuition for Communications Technologies Career Programs

Total 41 trade schools offer the Communications Technologies programs and its sub programs. We exclude 4-year colleges, but include some community colleges offering the Communications Technologies program. The 2022 average Communications Technologies tuition & fees is $19,446. The average contact hour for the programs is 566 hours and the average completion time is 11.25 months when a student learns the program as a full-time.
2022 Communications Technologies Career Programs
Tuition & Fees$19,446
Books & Supplies Cost$917
Length of Program565.6 Contact Hours
Completion Time11.25 Months
(45.00 Weeks)

Sub Major Programs and Concentrated area of Communications Technologies

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Instructional programs that prepare individuals to function as equipment operators, support technicians, and operations managers in the film/video, recording, and graphic communications industries
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2022 Average Tuition: $22,496
A program that generally prepares individuals to function as workers and managers within communications industries. Includes instruction in business economics; basic management; principles of interpersonal and mediated communications; radio, television, and digital media production; and related aspects of technology and communications systems
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A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the operation and maintenance of camera and lighting equipment and the production of finished still, video, and film products under the supervision of photographers, directors, and editors. Includes instruction in equipment setup and maintenance; lighting; power supplies; studio and film set tasks such as camera operator, grip, and best boy; plate and negative handling and development; laboratory procedures; and digital software applications
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2022 Average Tuition: $2,150
A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the production of radio and television programs, and related operations, under the supervision of broadcast and studio managers, directors, editors, and producers. Includes instruction in sound, lighting, and camera operation and maintenance; power and feed control; studio operations; production preparation; broadcast engineering; related computer applications; and specialized applications such as news, entertainment, live talk, sports, commercials, and taping
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2022 Average Tuition: $12,445
A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the production of sound recordings as finished products or as components of film/video, broadcast, live, or mixed media productions. Includes instruction in sound equipment operation and maintenance; music, dialogue, and sound effects recording; sound track editing; dubbing and mixing; sound engineering; tape, disk, and CD production; digital recording and transmission; amplification and modulation; and working with producers, editors, directors, artists, and production managers
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2022 Average Tuition: $21,712
Any instructional program in Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians which is not categorized in sub area
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2022 Average Tuition: $14,523
A program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the manufacture and distribution or transmission of graphic communications products. Includes instruction in the prepress, press, and postpress phases of production operations and processes such as offset lithography, flexography, gravure, letterpress, screen printing, foil stamping, digital imaging, and other reproduction methods
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2022 Average Tuition: $5,800
A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the layout, design and typographic arrangement of printed and/or electronic graphic and textual products. Includes instruction in printing and lithographic equipment and operations, computer hardware and software, digital imaging, print preparation, page layout and design, desktop publishing, and applicable principles of graphic design and web page design
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A program that prepares individuals to use computer applications and related visual and sound imaging techniques to manipulate images and information originating as film, video, still photographs, digital copy, soundtracks, and physical objects in order to communicate messages simulating real-world content. Includes instruction in specialized camerawork and equipment operation and maintenance, image capture, computer programming, dubbing, CAD applications, and applications to specific commercial, industrial, and entertainment needs
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2022 Average Tuition: $27,730
A program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to plan, prepare, and execute a variety of commercial and industrial graphic communications jobs. Includes instruction in the operation and maintenance of mechanical, electronic, and digital graphic, printing, and finishing equipment; and related processes
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2022 Average Tuition: $7,250
Any instructional program in Graphic Communications which is not categorized in sub area
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Any instructional program in Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services which is not categorized in sub area
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2022 Average Tuition: $17,000

Average Income after Completing Communications Technologies Program

The annual average wage after completing Communications Technologies is $58,563 and hourly $28.16. This statistics is based on the employment and wage data (May 2019) from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Next table shows the possible occupation and job list with average income having Communications Technologies degree/certificate.
Average Income after completing Communications Technologies Program
Occupation/Job TitleHourly WageAnnul Wage
Film and Video Editors$41.97$87,300
Special Effects Artists and Animators$40.76$84,780
Sound Engineering Technicians$32.25$67,090
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film$31.23$64,960
Media and Communication Workers, All Other$25.51$53,060
Audio and Video Technicians$24.65$51,260
Desktop Publishers$23.43$48,740
Broadcast Technicians$22.5$46,800
Prepress Technicians and Workers$20.45$42,540
Printing Press Operators$18.8$39,100

Career Colleges Offering Communications Technologies Vocational Program

Huntington Beach, CA
$15,900 Tuition & Fees26 Students$5,163 Financial Aid2 Programs3 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Los Angeles, CA
$17,000 Tuition & Fees92 Students$5,050 Financial Aid2 Programs19 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
San Diego, CA
$17,000 Tuition & Fees45 Students$9,006 Financial Aid2 Programs8 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Tallahassee, FL
$3,640 Tuition & Fees1,169 Students$3,712 Financial Aid31 Programs20 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Lakeland, FL
$10,400 Tuition & Fees450 Students$6,581 Financial Aid28 Programs7 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Winter Haven, FL
$10,398 Tuition & Fees365 Students$4,913 Financial Aid27 Programs15 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Panama City, FL
$4,280 Tuition & Fees283 Students$5,430 Financial Aid20 Programs15 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Winter Park, FL
$4,799 Tuition & Fees1,389 Students$1,931 Financial Aid15 Programs26 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Plainwell, MI
$11,356 Tuition & Fees108 Students$6,077 Financial Aid13 Programs5 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Poplar Bluff, MO
$7,342 Tuition & Fees19 Students$6,644 Financial Aid11 Programs1 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Ada, OK
$1,794 Tuition & Fees73 Students$8,431 Financial Aid16 Programs5 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Woodward, OK
$2,160 Tuition & Fees261 Students$4,175 Financial Aid43 Programs11 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Oklahoma City, OK
$1,200 Tuition & Fees2,025 Students$2,974 Financial Aid113 Programs20 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Drumright, OK
$4,300 Tuition & Fees1,167 Students$2,756 Financial Aid42 Programs6 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Tempe, AZ
$18,659 Tuition & Fees629 Students$7,192 Financial Aid1 Programs12 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Fort Cobb, OK
$3,750 Tuition & Fees342 Students$3,672 Financial Aid31 Programs4 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
El Reno, OK
$2,064 Tuition & Fees1,555 Students$2,113 Financial Aid37 Programs17 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Waynesville, MO
$13,763 Tuition & Fees30 Students$5,734 Financial Aid16 Programs15 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
Omega, OK
$1,800 Tuition & Fees163 Students$3,204 Financial Aid21 Programs5 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio
McAlester, OK
$2,100 Tuition & Fees541 Students$5,013 Financial Aid21 Programs4 to 1 Students to Faculty Ratio