Communications Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

In Boston, there are 8 communications schools where communications faculty can find employment. The trends in Boston's communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes communications training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Communications
  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Communications Employment

Boston 7,690
Massachusetts 11,450

Of the 11,450 communications professionals employed in Massachusetts, 7,690 work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 38% growth in the number of communications professionals. As the number of communications professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Communications employment growth

9,260 11,070 11,130 11,250 11,450
5,560 7,030 7,180 7,550 7,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$52,208 $52,274 $52,328 $56,600 $60,218
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for communications professionals in Boston have increased. In 2010 Boston communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $60,218. Four years earlier in 2006, communications professionals in Boston made an average salary of $52,208 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$29,018
25th percentile
$36,793
50th percentile
$50,218
75th percentile
$70,342
90th percentile
$90,646

Communications professionals make a median salary of $50,218 per year in Boston. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,018 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 212% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Boston

Visual Communications
$51,140
Communications
$60,218
Creative Writing
$65,180
Fashion Marketing
$85,440
Advertising
$92,900
Business
$114,458
Public Relations
$121,020
Marketing
$135,703

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Boston

8

Many of Boston's communications professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited communications schools in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Boston

associate
2
bachelor
9
master
8
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total19

Boston's communications schools offer 19 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Boston

associate
17
bachelor
651
master
133
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total801

In 2010 approximately 801 students completed communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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