Communications Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

Communications faculty can choose to work at one of 2 communications schools in Birmingham. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in communications in the city of Birmingham, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications


Statistics

Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Communications Employment

Birmingham 190
Alabama 4,170

Exactly 190 of the 4,170 communications professionals employed in Alabama, work in Birmingham. The number of communications professionals in Birmingham has shrunk by 17% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for communications professionals in Birmingham has decreased, overall employment in Birmingham has also decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Communications employment growth

6,030 5,280 5,050 4,480 4,170
230 180 220 No data 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$26,863 $28,303 $28,387 No data $26,213
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

As the number of communications professionals in Birmingham has shrunk, salaries for communications professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $26,213 per year was earned by communications professionals in Birmingham. The average salary for communications professionals in Birmingham was $26,863 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of communications professionals in Birmingham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Birmingham

10th percentile
$17,680
25th percentile
$19,100
50th percentile
$24,163
75th percentile
$29,577
90th percentile
$38,637

Communications professionals in Birmingham make a median yearly salary of $24,163. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 119%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $17,680 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $38,637 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Communications
$26,213
Advertising
$31,680
Visual Communications
$36,810
Marketing
$77,390
Business
$81,982

Communications professional salaries in Birmingham are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Birmingham

2

Many of Birmingham's communications professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited communications schools in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Birmingham

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Birmingham's communications schools offer 3 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Birmingham

associate
0
bachelor
131
master
9
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total140

In 2010 approximately 140 students graduated from communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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