Communications Schools
In College Park, Maryland

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

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


Professional Trends

College Park Vs. Maryland Communications Employment

College Park 13,350
Maryland 6,650

Exactly 13,350 of the 6,650 communications professionals employed in Maryland, work in College Park. Between 2006 and 2010, in College Park, there has been a 15% decline in the number of communications professionals. As the employment for communications professionals in College Park has decreased, overall employment in College Park has increased.

College Park Vs. Maryland Communications employment growth

9,300 9,370 8,410 8,070 6,650
15,620 14,470 13,400 14,210 13,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maryland
  • Dark Yellow: College Park

Communications VS. All professions salaries in College Park

$51,797 $54,350 $59,806 $65,222 $60,061
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in College Park
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in College Park

As the number of communications professionals in College Park has shrunk, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 College Park communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $60,061. Four years earlier in 2006, communications professionals in College Park made an average salary of $51,797 per year. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in College Park is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in College Park

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Communications professionals in College Park make a median yearly salary of $50,626. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,459 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,797 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in College Park

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

On average communications professional salaries in College Park are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in College Park


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

Communications Programs Offered In College Park


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by College Park's communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In College Park


Approximately 290 students completed communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in College Park, Maryland

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