Career Pathways

Ariel Thurmond

Education and Training

Art,Drama,Music teacher and post secondary

Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. The salary range is $29,770-$74,940 and the needed education is a masters degree.

Fitness Trainer and Aerobic Instructor

s or individuals in exercise activities and the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. Observe participants and inform them of corrective measures necessary to improve their skills. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category. The salary range is $19,550-$49,060 and the needed education is a post secondary award.

Graduate Teacher Assistante

Assist department chairperson, faculty members, or other professional staff members in college or university by performing teaching or teaching-related duties, such as teaching lower level courses, developing teaching materials, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers. Graduate assistants must be enrolled in a graduate school program. the Salary range is $21,010-$42,590 and the needed education is a Bachelors degree.

Arts, A/V Technology and communications jobs

Art director

Art directors oversee the artistic design of advertisements and print materials, as well as the filming of television commercials. They are the decision makers who are responsible for the quality of the finished product. The art director chooses a photographer, an illustrator, models, and any props necessary for an ad. If a print ad comes back from the printer with an imperfection, the art director is responsible for retouching it. The salary range is $43,380-$93,850 and the needed education is a Bachelors degree

Editor

Perform variety of editorial duties, such as laying out, indexing, and revising content of written materials, in preparation for final publication. The salary range is $28,400-$67,100 and the needed education is a bachelors degree

Graphic designer

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects. The salary range is $28,770-$53,740 and the needed education is a Bachelors degree.

Information Technology

Computer Programmer

Convert project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to detailed logical flow charts for coding into computer language. Develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information. May program web sites. The salary range is $49,250-$95,350 and the needed eduaction is a Bachelors degree.

Computer system analyst

Computer systems analysts analyze business or scientific tasks and plan and develop the hardware systems and software that allow a computer to complete these tasks. These analysts, sometimes called systems analysts, may also work on improving computer systems already in use. They are employed by a wide variety of organizations, including businesses, universities, hospitals, and government agencies. Consulting firms that contract to develop new computer systems also employ systems analysts. The average salary is $55,780-$103,370 and the needed education is a Bachelors degree.

Electrical Engineer

Design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. The average salary is $63,940-$115,070 and the needed education is a Bachelors degree.