Audio Production in Virginia

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Schools Offering Audio Production Programs in Virginia


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Virginia receive audio production degrees every year. That means an estimated 17 audio producers graduate from Virginia's 6 audio production schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Virginia that has a audio production program is Shenandoah University. Shenandoah University, which was ranked 41st in the country in 2010, is located in Winchester. In 2010, no students graduated from Shenandoah University's audio production program. The tuition rate at Shenandoah University was $26,080 per year.

The Art Institute of Washington, which is located in Arlington, is the second-ranked school in Virginia that has a audio production program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. In 2010, The Art Institute of Washington graduated 11 students from its audio production program. The tuition rate at The Art Institute of Washington was $17,496 per year.

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

Cost

If you choose to attend a Virginia audio production school, average tuition will be $9,371 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,616 per year to $26,080 per year. In 2010, the following Virginia audio production schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Shenandoah University - located in Winchester, students are charged $26,080 per year
  2. The Art Institute of Washington - located in Arlington, students are charged $17,496 per year
  3. J Sargeant Reynolds Community College - located in Richmond, students are charged $3,528 per year

The following Virginia audio production schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  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 production degree from a Virginia school... what next?

Most people who graduate from audio production school in Virginia go on to work as an audio producer. If you decide to work as an audio producer in Virginia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,010 Virginia audio producers as of 2010. The largest populations of Virginia audio producers are working in the following counties:

  1. Chesapeake County - 210 audio producers
  2. Caroline County - 180 audio producers
  3. Frederick County - 30 audio producers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of audio producers in the state of Virginia will grow to 1,270. This would require a 24% growth in the profession.

Salary

An audio producer in Virginia makes an average of $37,420 per year. However, Virginia audio producers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,950 per year to more than $71,150 per year in 2010. On average an audio producer earns the most in the following Virginia counties:

  1. Frederick County - $43,360 per year
  2. Chesapeake County - $35,140 per year
  3. Caroline County - $33,240 per year

The Virginia counties with the lowest average salary for audio producers are:

  1. Caroline County - $33,240 per year
  2. Chesapeake County - $35,140 per year
  3. Frederick County - $43,360 per year

More Information

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

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

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

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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%
 

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