Communications Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

The city of Atlanta has only one school where communications faculty can find employment. The trends in Atlanta's communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes communications training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Communications Employment

Atlanta 7,700
Georgia 10,790

Exactly 7,700 of the 10,790 communications professionals employed in Georgia, work in Atlanta. There has been a 4% growth in the number of communications professionals in Atlanta between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Communications employment growth

10,880 14,120 13,640 12,770 10,790
7,420 10,640 10,140 9,040 7,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$49,784 $53,157 $54,697 $55,512 $54,520
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

As the number of communications professionals in Atlanta has grown, salaries for communications professionals have also increased. In 2010 communications professionals in Atlanta reportedly earned an average salary of $54,520 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, communications professionals in Atlanta made an average salary of $49,784 per year. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$23,972
25th percentile
$30,100
50th percentile
$42,187
75th percentile
$61,453
90th percentile
$85,218

Communications professionals in Atlanta earn a median salary of $42,187 per year. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 255%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,972 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,218 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Visual Communications
$44,568
Communications
$54,520
Creative Writing
$62,160
Fashion Marketing
$70,865
Advertising
$84,705
Business
$99,757
Public Relations
$103,770
Marketing
$108,857

Atlanta communications professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Atlanta

1

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

Communications Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by Atlanta's communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
53
master
16
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total72

Approximately 72 students graduated from communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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