Communications Schools
In Boulder, Colorado

In Boulder, there is only one communications school where communications faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications education in Boulder, which includes communications training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boulder Vs. Colorado Communications Employment

Boulder 470
Colorado 8,060

Of the 8,060 communications professionals employed in Colorado, 470 work in Boulder. There has been a 6% decline in the number of communications professionals in Boulder between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of communications professionals in Boulder has decreased, overall employment in Boulder has also decreased.

Boulder Vs. Colorado Communications employment growth

8,200 7,660 8,480 8,630 8,060
500 550 710 600 470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Boulder

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Boulder

$46,488 $48,243 $53,620 $47,788 $59,900
$48,930 $50,780 $53,050 $53,640 $53,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Boulder
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boulder

As the number of communications professionals in Boulder has shrunk, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $59,900 per year was earned by communications professionals in Boulder. The average salary for communications professionals in Boulder was $46,488 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Boulder is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Boulder

10th percentile
$28,267
25th percentile
$33,640
50th percentile
$41,150
75th percentile
$72,043
90th percentile
$100,210

Communications professionals make a median salary of $41,150 per year in Boulder. 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 $28,267 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $100,210 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Boulder

Visual Communications
$46,680
Communications
$59,900
Creative Writing
$67,510
Advertising
$70,717
Public Relations
$97,690
Business
$104,908
Marketing
$132,245
Fashion Marketing
$136,790

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Boulder

1

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

Communications Programs Offered In Boulder

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 Boulder's communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Boulder

associate
0
bachelor
229
master
5
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total244

Approximately 244 students graduated from communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Boulder, Colorado

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