Communications Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

In Columbia, there are 3 communications schools 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 Columbia, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Communications Employment

Columbia 240
Missouri 8,550

Exactly 240 of the 8,550 communications professionals employed in Missouri, work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbia, there has been a 14% decline in the number of communications professionals. As the number of communications professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Communications employment growth

9,540 9,100 9,120 8,900 8,550
280 240 230 320 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$36,355 $46,507 $39,580 $40,672 $32,828
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for communications professionals in Columbia have decreased. Columbia communications professionals made $32,828 per year, on average, in 2010. Communications professionals in Columbia made a yearly average salary of $36,355, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$17,378
25th percentile
$19,640
50th percentile
$24,798
75th percentile
$38,738
90th percentile
$64,652

Communications professionals make a median salary of $24,798 per year in Columbia. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $17,378 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $64,652 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Columbia

Communications
$32,828
Visual Communications
$39,530
Advertising
$44,870
Business
$76,781
Marketing
$86,947
Fashion Marketing
$92,600

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Columbia

3

Many of Columbia's communications professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited communications schools in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by Columbia's communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
687
master
113
doctor
15
Certificate
0
Total815

Approximately 815 students completed communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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