Communications Schools
In Athens, Georgia

There is only one communications school in Athens for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications education in Athens, which includes communications training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications
  • PhD degree in Communications


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Communications Employment

Athens 140
Georgia 10,790

Of the 10,790 communications professionals employed in Georgia, 140 work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of communications professionals in Athens has shrunk by 12%. Overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Communications employment growth

10,880 14,120 13,640 12,770 10,790
160 70 110 130 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$30,060 $46,790 $41,585 $43,283 $45,960
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

As the number of communications professionals in Athens has shrunk, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 communications professionals in Athens reportedly earned an average salary of $45,960 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, communications professionals in Athens made an average salary of $30,060 per year. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Athens is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$17,835
25th percentile
$26,060
50th percentile
$35,100
75th percentile
$52,060
90th percentile
$95,000

Communications professionals in Athens make a median yearly salary of $35,100. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 433%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $17,835 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,000 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Athens

Fashion Marketing
$0
Visual Communications
$39,630
Communications
$45,960
Advertising
$58,090
Public Relations
$84,600
Business
$90,891
Marketing
$110,790

On average communications professional salaries in Athens are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Athens

1

There is only one accredited communications school in the city. Many of Athens' communications professionals are graduates of this school.

Communications Programs Offered In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total4

Athens' communications schools offer 4 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
93
master
9
doctor
9
Certificate
0
Total111

Approximately 111 students completed communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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