Communications Schools
In Long Beach, California

In Long Beach, there is only one communications school where communications faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the communications academic community in Long Beach, and the future trends. Academia in communications includes communications training at the following levels:

  • Communications Certificate
  • Associates degree in Communications


Professional Trends

Long Beach Vs. California Communications Employment

Long Beach 17,860
California 51,090

Exactly 17,860 of the 51,090 communications professionals employed in California, work in Long Beach. Between 2006 and 2010, in Long Beach, there has been a 10% decline in the number of communications professionals. As the number of communications professionals in Long Beach has decreased, overall employment in Long Beach has increased.

Long Beach Vs. California Communications employment growth

57,560 58,810 56,550 53,720 51,090
19,840 19,450 17,700 17,800 17,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Long Beach

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Long Beach

$62,588 $61,378 $63,610 $61,258 $63,850
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Long Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Long Beach

As the number of communications professionals in Long Beach has shrunk, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 Long Beach communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $63,850. Four years earlier in 2006, communications professionals in Long Beach made an average salary of $62,588 per year. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Long Beach is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Long Beach

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Long Beach communications professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,732. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 262%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,150 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $98,412 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Long Beach

Visual Communications
Fashion Marketing
Creative Writing
Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Long Beach


Many of Long Beach's communications professionals are graduates of the only accredited communications school in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Long Beach


Long Beach's communications school offers one communications degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Long Beach


Approximately 21 students completed communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Long Beach, California

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