Communications Schools
In Chapel Hill, North Carolina

In Chapel Hill, there is only one communications school where communications faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in communications in the city of Chapel Hill, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Communications Employment

Chapel Hill 760
North Carolina 10,260

Of the 10,260 communications professionals employed in North Carolina, 760 work in Chapel Hill. There has been a 73% growth in the number of communications professionals in Chapel Hill between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for communications professionals in Chapel Hill has increased, overall employment in Chapel Hill has also increased.

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Communications employment growth

10,110 11,830 12,060 11,450 10,260
440 970 850 870 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Chapel Hill

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Chapel Hill

$42,893 $36,046 $53,470 $53,590 $53,203
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Chapel Hill
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chapel Hill

Salaries for communications professionals in Chapel Hill have increased. In 2010 Chapel Hill communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,203. Four years earlier in 2006, communications professionals in Chapel Hill made an average salary of $42,893 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chapel Hill.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Chapel Hill

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Communications professionals in Chapel Hill earn a median salary of $48,480 per year. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,287 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $88,727 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Chapel Hill

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Public Relations
Fashion Marketing

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Chapel Hill


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

Communications Programs Offered In Chapel Hill


Chapel Hill's communications schools offer 6 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Chapel Hill


Approximately 698 students completed communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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