Art & New Media

Art & New Media


Careers in this pathway are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary, and media arts. These include architecture, graphics, interior and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations. If you are imaginative, innovative, and an original, creative thinker, this may be a good career path for you. For some careers in this area, a four-year degree is required.

Job Outlook

Although the way in which people consume media is changing, art and communications jobs remain relevant. New opportunities are expected to arise as the number of electronic magazines and Internet-based publications grow. New jobs are expected in the advertising, public relations, and related services and specialized design services industries.


Salary Range (Michigan)

Animator & Multimedia Artist

$33,940 - $86,010

Graphic Designer

$26,440 - $78,200

Web Developer

$35,600 - $98,290
Salary information comes from, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor