Communications Industry

Communications Industry Trends

The digital transformation of this industry shows no signs of slowing — and that's good news for those with the right skills or the willingness to learn them.

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An AV technician sets up audio and video equipment for a broadcast

AV Technician

Median Salary: $49,700
Jobs Available: 9,400+

These technicians are rarely seen or heard, but their work behind the scenes ensures that a client’s message comes across loud and clear.

A broadcast engineer operates, monitors and adjusts the controls at a sound board and other equipment used in radio and TV

Broadcast Engineer

Median Salary: $52,300
Jobs Available: 3,000+

If you're looking for a career that offers an insider's view of the film and music industry and you have a knack for learning new technology and techniques, this could be the job for you.

A fiber optics technician connects a network

Cable/Fiber Optics Technician

Median Salary: $60,800
Jobs Available: 35,100+

Not every job makes information more accessible, but this one certainly does.

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Graphic Designer

Median Salary: $55,300
Jobs Available: 26,000+

Interested in channeling your creativity into a career path? Get the details — and an insider's view — on how to make the transition to this in-demand job.

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Technical Writer

Median Salary: $77,500
Jobs Available: 5,700+

If you understand complex information and are able to translate it into easy-to-understand language, take a closer look at this career.

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