Communications Schools In Kentucky

Communications classes faculty can choose to work at one of 25 accredited communications schools in Kentucky. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications training in Kentucky, which includes communications training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Asbury University

    1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1198

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  2. Bellarmine University

    2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-0671

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  3. Berea College

    101 Chestnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40404-2182

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  4. University of the Cumberlands

    6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

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  5. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  6. Georgetown College

    400 East College Street, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324

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  7. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  8. Kentucky Mountain Bible College

    855 Hwy 541, Vancleve, Kentucky 41385-0010

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  9. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  10. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Lindsey Wilson College

    210 Lindsey Wilson St, Columbia, Kentucky 42728-1223

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  12. University of Louisville

    2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40292-0001

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  14. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  15. Gateway Community and Technical College

    500 Technology Way, Florence, Kentucky 41042

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  16. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  17. West Kentucky Community and Technical College

    4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-7380

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  18. Pikeville College

    147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

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  19. Big Sandy Community and Technical College

    One Bert Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653

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  20. Somerset Community College

    808 Monticello Street, Somerset, Kentucky 42501-2973

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  21. Spalding University

    845 S. Third Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203-2188

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  22. Thomas More College

    333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, Kentucky 41017-3495

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  23. Transylvania University

    300 N Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky 40508-1797

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  24. Union College in Barbourville

    310 College St, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906-1499

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  25. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Communications Employment

Kentucky 4,400
National 439,660

Approximately 1% of the country's communications professionals work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Kentucky

4,580 4,530 4,540 4,480 4,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Communications is a shrinking field in Kentucky. 180 less communications professionals were working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of communications professionals has shrunk by 4%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of communications professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of communications professionals has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$36,630 $35,877 $35,475 $34,300 $35,828
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of communications professionals is declining, the salaries paid to communications professionals are decreasing in Kentucky. In 2006 communications professionals made a mean salary of $36,630 per year, and in 2010 they made $35,828 per year.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$19,222
25th percentile
$23,668
50th percentile
$31,115
75th percentile
$44,198
90th percentile
$58,943

Thus, communications professionals' salaries declined by 2% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 207% pay differential between the highest paid communications professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of communications in Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Advertising
$52,610
Business
$78,620
Communications
$35,828
Creative Writing
$41,450
Fashion Marketing
$59,170
Marketing
$76,335
Public Relations
$69,600
Visual Communications
$36,645

Communications professionals in Kentucky earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kentucky

associate
3
bachelor
23
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
11
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The number of students graduating from the 25 accredited communications schools in Kentucky is increasing. In 2006 there were 853 communications graduates from communications courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 854 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky by 0%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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