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Digital Media Technology Career Information

What jobs can I get? How much can I get paid?

Degrees and certificates in the Digital Media Technology program may lead to the following jobs or careers:

 

Desktop Publisher

$15.97
Entry Hourly Wage

Pre-press Technician

$16.44
Entry Hourly Wage

Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence


Career Opportunities

Our digital arts instruction on both Macintosh and PC computers provides skills in digital photography and retouch, page layout, animation, 3-D modeling, video editing and Web design.

Some career paths using Digital Media Technology skills include:

  • Graphic designer
  • Press operator
  • Pre-press technician
  • Studio or wedding photographer
  • 3-D artist
  • Web designer

Why is This a Good Career Bet? 

Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’ targeted occupations lists graphic designer as a local high growth area, projecting 2,550 job openings this year. 

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase of 16% for graphic designers, 17% for multimedia artists and animators and 37% for Web developers through 2022. 

For jobs requiring at least an associate degree, Web developer is ranked 13th among CareerOneStop’s 39 fastest-growing occupations and seventh of its top 36 careers with the most job openings through 2022.