Communications Schools In Louisiana

Louisiana has 21 accredited communications schools where communications faculty who teach communications classes can find employment. The trends in Louisiana's communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in communications includes communications training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Centenary College of Louisiana

    2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, Louisiana 71134-1188

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  2. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  3. Dillard University

    2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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  4. Grambling State University

    403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

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  5. Louisiana State University at Alexandria

    8100 Hwy 71 South, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-9121

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  6. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

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  7. Louisiana State University-Shreveport

    One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399

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  8. Louisiana College

    1140 College Dr, Pineville, Louisiana 71359

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  9. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143

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  11. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

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  12. University of New Orleans

    2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148

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  13. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

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  14. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  15. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  16. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  17. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

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  18. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  19. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

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  20. Xavier University of Louisiana

    One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098

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  21. University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus

    One Galleria Blvd. Suite 725, Metairie, Louisiana 70001-2082

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Communications Employment

Louisiana 3,840
National 439,660

Of all of the communications professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Louisiana

4,410 3,960 3,840 3,840 3,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Communications is a shrinking field in Louisiana. 570 less communications professionals were working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has shrunk by 13% in four years. This is faster than the trend for communications professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of communications professionals has shrunk by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$33,863 $35,964 $38,113 $35,267 $35,861
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
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 increasing in Louisiana. Communications professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,863 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $35,861 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$19,039
25th percentile
$23,330
50th percentile
$30,749
75th percentile
$42,143
90th percentile
$58,161

This represents a 6% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of communications, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid communications professionals earning 205% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Louisiana state.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Advertising
$55,148
Business
$80,679
Communications
$35,861
Creative Writing
$45,140
Fashion Marketing
$53,475
Marketing
$71,462
Public Relations
$67,620
Visual Communications
$43,798

In Louisiana, communications professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
30
master
9
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total42

The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited communications schools in Louisiana is increasing. In 2006, 871 students graduated from communications courses in Louisiana. And in 2010, 1,023 students graduated.

This represents a 17% increase in the number of communications degree or certificate school graduates in Louisiana state. 71% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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