Communications Schools
In Charlotte, North Carolina

There are 4 communications schools in Charlotte for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the communications academic community in Charlotte, and the future trends. Academia in communications includes communications training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Communications Employment

Charlotte 2,830
North Carolina 10,260

Exactly 2,830 of North Carolina's 10,260 communications professionals work in Charlotte. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of communications professionals in Charlotte has grown by 33%. Overall employment in Charlotte has also increased.

Charlotte Vs. North Carolina Communications employment growth

10,110 11,830 12,060 11,450 10,260
2,120 3,510 2,840 3,430 2,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Charlotte

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Charlotte

$49,103 $45,140 $45,925 $45,568 $48,558
$39,710 $41,200 $42,490 $43,890 $44,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Charlotte
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charlotte

Salaries for communications professionals in Charlotte have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $48,558 per year was earned by communications professionals in Charlotte. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for communications professionals in Charlotte was $49,103 per year. The decline in the salary of communications professionals in Charlotte is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Charlotte

10th percentile
$23,030
25th percentile
$27,235
50th percentile
$37,305
75th percentile
$57,885
90th percentile
$91,298

Communications professionals in Charlotte earn a median salary of $37,305 per year. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,030 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 296% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Charlotte

Visual Communications
$43,873
Creative Writing
$46,000
Communications
$48,558
Advertising
$74,983
Fashion Marketing
$78,085
Public Relations
$98,110
Business
$99,687
Marketing
$103,993

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Charlotte

4

Many of Charlotte's communications professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited communications schools in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Charlotte

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

Charlotte's communications schools offer 6 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Charlotte

associate
5
bachelor
256
master
28
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total289

Approximately 289 students graduated from communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina

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