Media and Communication Occupations
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in media and communication occupations is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations, which will result in about 43,200 new jobs. Demand for media and communication occupations is expected to arise from the need to create, edit, translate, and disseminate information through a variety of different platforms.
The median annual wage for media and communication occupations was $56,340 in May 2017, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $37,690.
This is a two-part assignment.
Your participation is worth 1 point of your total class point score, 3/4 point for your original post and 1/4 point for your response.
- Examine media and communication occupations and choose ONE that interests you the most?
- What people in that field do.
- Job Outlook
- The Entry-Level Education required
- Reflect on what courses you have already taken prepare you for this job and what other preparations you need to make. What is your time frame for accomplishing this?
Class 16: Follow-up with a post of two or more sentences, responding to of one of your classmates posts, specifically:
Examine their field of interest and provide at least one good resource that can help them be successful in their career. It can be anything from an inspirational book, a networking resource, a local special interest group in that field, current data related to the field's growth outlook, etc.