Communications Schools
In Columbus, Mississippi

Communications faculty can choose to work at only one communications school in Columbus. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications education in Columbus, which includes communications training at the communications bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Communications Employment

Columbus 490
Mississippi 2,460

Exactly 490 of Mississippi's 2,460 communications professionals work in Columbus. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of communications professionals in Columbus has shrunk by 14%. As the employment for communications professionals in Columbus has decreased, overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Mississippi Communications employment growth

2,810 2,760 2,640 2,600 2,460
570 580 500 No data 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$30,264 $38,538 $27,840 No data $37,910
$29,460 $30,890 $32,370 No data $32,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

Salaries for communications professionals in Columbus have increased. Columbus communications professionals made $37,910 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for communications professionals in Columbus was $30,264 per year. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Columbus is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$19,488
25th percentile
$25,550
50th percentile
$35,226
75th percentile
$42,310
90th percentile
$52,288

Communications professionals in Columbus make a median yearly salary of $35,226. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,488 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $52,288 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Columbus

Visual Communications
$31,760
Communications
$37,910
Fashion Marketing
$44,185
Advertising
$50,850
Creative Writing
$54,130
Marketing
$68,030
Business
$68,213

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Columbus

1

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

Communications Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Columbus' communications school offers one communications degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total9

In 2010 approximately 9 students graduated from communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Mississippi

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