Communications Schools
In Buffalo, New York

The city of Buffalo has 5 schools where communications faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the communications academic community in Buffalo, and the future trends. Academia in communications includes communications training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Buffalo Vs. New York Communications Employment

Buffalo 1,210
New York 59,860

Exactly 1,210 of New York's 59,860 communications professionals work in Buffalo. Between 2006 and 2010, in Buffalo, there has been a 20% decline in the number of communications professionals. Overall employment in Buffalo has increased.

Buffalo Vs. New York Communications employment growth

58,800 61,310 63,820 63,280 59,860
1,520 1,360 1,400 1,240 1,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Buffalo

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Buffalo

$48,625 $43,930 $44,427 $43,585 $47,962
$37,400 $38,640 $40,170 $40,960 $42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Buffalo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Buffalo

Salaries for communications professionals in Buffalo have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,962 per year was earned by communications professionals in Buffalo. Four years earlier in 2006, communications professionals in Buffalo made an average salary of $48,625 per year. The decline in the salary of communications professionals in Buffalo is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Buffalo

10th percentile
$25,018
25th percentile
$31,957
50th percentile
$41,713
75th percentile
$55,403
90th percentile
$80,590

Communications professionals make a median salary of $41,713 per year in Buffalo. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,018 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 222% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Buffalo

Visual Communications
$43,120
Communications
$47,962
Creative Writing
$57,900
Fashion Marketing
$74,780
Advertising
$80,820
Business
$93,137
Public Relations
$95,710
Marketing
$110,570

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Buffalo

5

There are 5 accredited communications schools in the city. Many of Buffalo's communications professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Communications Programs Offered In Buffalo

associate
1
bachelor
6
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total11

Buffalo's communications schools offer 11 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Buffalo

associate
34
bachelor
536
master
23
doctor
8
Certificate
0
Total601

Approximately 601 students completed communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Buffalo, New York

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