Audio Engineering in Virginia

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Schools Offering Audio Engineering Programs in Virginia


Around 0.0% of Virginia's graduates graduate from audio engineering degree programs every year. Thus, Virginia's 5 audio engineering schools put out approximately 17 audio engineers each year.

Top Schools

The Art Institute of Washington, which was ranked 79th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Virginia that has a audio engineering program. It is located in Arlington. In 2010, The Art Institute of Washington graduated 11 students from its audio engineering program. The Art Institute of Washington charged in-state students $17,496 in tuition fees per year.

Northern Virginia Community College, which is located in Annandale, is the second-ranked school in Virginia that has a audio engineering program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Northern Virginia Community College graduated 1 students from its audio engineering program. The tuition rate at Northern Virginia Community College was $2,998 per year.

The third-ranked school in Virginia that has a audio engineering program is Southwest Virginia Community College. Southwest Virginia Community College, which was ranked 87th in the country in 2010, is located in Richlands. Tuition at Southwest Virginia Community College was $2,616 per year.

Cost

Audio engineering schools in Virginia, charge students an average tuition of $6,030 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $17,496 per year, or as little as $2,616 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Virginia audio engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. The Art Institute of Washington - located in Arlington, students are charged $17,496 per year
  2. J Sargeant Reynolds Community College - located in Richmond, students are charged $3,528 per year
  3. Virginia Western Community College - located in Roanoke, students are charged $3,510 per year

The audio engineering schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Virginia were:

  1. Southwest Virginia Community College - located in Richlands, students are charged $2,616 per year
  2. Northern Virginia Community College - located in Annandale, students are charged $2,998 per year
  3. Virginia Western Community College - located in Roanoke, students are charged $3,510 per year

An audio engineering degree from a Virginia school... what next?

The highest percentage of audio engineering graduates in Virginia pursue careers as an audio engineer. Virginia had 260 audio engineers in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Virginia audio engineers:

  1. Caroline County - 60 audio engineers
  2. Chesapeake County - 40 audio engineers

Salary

On average, audio engineers earn $52,770 per year. In 2010, however, some Virginia audio engineers earned as little as less than $16,280 per year or as much as more than $52,620 per year. An audio engineer in the following Virginia counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Chesapeake County - $32,870 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Virginia statistics regarding a career in audio engineering and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as audio engineering or audio production.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Audio Engineering in Virginia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Audio Engineering in Virginia
  • Certificate in Audio Engineering in Virginia

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,540 miles from location Northern Virginia Community College Annandale VA 16.7061 n/a 46,619
5,541 miles from location J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Richmond VA 10.8709 n/a 12,729
5,674 miles from location Virginia Western Community College Roanoke VA 11.0937 n/a 8,927
5,773 miles from location Southwest Virginia Community College Richlands VA 12.9909 n/a 3,855
5,531 miles from location The Art Institute of Washington Arlington VA 21.1579 94% 2,151
 

Curious what studying Audio Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Virginia

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Broadcast Technicians + 1,090 n/a 21.1%
2
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 1,010 $37,420 7.4%
3
Sound Engineering Technicians + 260 $52,770 36.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are audio engineering related jobs in Virginia