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Computer Graphics

Computer graphics is a sub-field of computer science and is concerned with digitally synthesizing and manipulating visual content. Although the term often refers to three-dimensional computer graphics, it also encompasses two-dimensional graphics and image processing. Computer graphics is often differentiated from the field of visualization, although the two have many similarities.

People with Computer Graphics degrees generally apply it in the following manner: Digital art, Special effects, Visual effects, and Video games.


Computer Specialists
Wage: $79,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 15.1%
Self Employed: 6.6%
Unemployment Rate: 3.2%
Employed Part Time: 5.6%

Education Requirements:
Associate degree
Graphic Designers
Wage: $42,400
10 Year Growth Rate: 9.8%
Self Employed: 25.3%
Unemployment Rate: 3.7%
Employed Part Time: 16.7%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree