Communications Schools In Mississippi

Mississippi has 12 accredited communications schools where communications faculty who teach communications classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the communications academic community in Mississippi, and the future trends in communications training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alcorn State University

    1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500

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  2. Belhaven University

    1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

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  3. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  4. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  5. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  6. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

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  7. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  8. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

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  9. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  10. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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  11. Tougaloo College

    500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, Mississippi 39174

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  12. William Carey University

    498 Tuscan Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401-5499

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Communications Employment

Mississippi 2,460
National 439,660

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

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Mississippi

2,810 2,760 2,640 2,600 2,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, the field of communications is shrinking. In 2010 there were 350 less communications professionals working in Mississippi than there were in 2006. This represents a 12% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for communications professionals which shows a 8% decrease in the number of communications professionals working around the nation.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$35,180 $35,893 $35,833 $34,427 $35,887
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of communications professionals is declining, the salaries earned by communications professionals are increasing. In 2006 communications professionals made a mean salary of $35,180 per year, and in 2010 they made $35,887 per year.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$19,277
25th percentile
$23,993
50th percentile
$31,423
75th percentile
$42,460
90th percentile
$57,350

Thus, communications professionals' salaries grew by 2% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 198% 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 Mississippi.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Advertising
$52,938
Business
$71,097
Communications
$35,887
Creative Writing
$47,760
Fashion Marketing
$50,910
Marketing
$70,580
Public Relations
$63,040
Visual Communications
$29,620

In Mississippi, communications professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
11
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total19

As the number of communications professionals is decreasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited communications schools in Mississippi state is decreasing. In 2006, 308 students graduated from communications courses in Mississippi. And in 2010, 283 students graduated.

This represents a 8% decrease in the number of communications degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. 58% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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