Communications Schools In Nevada

There are 5 accredited communications schools in Nevada for faculty who teach communications classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the communications academic community in Nevada, and the future trends in communications training at the following levels:

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


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus

    10345 Professional Cir, Ste 200, Reno, Nevada 89251-5862

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Communications Employment

Nevada 3,440
National 439,660

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

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Nevada

3,160 3,460 3,700 3,450 3,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, the field of communications is growing. There were 280 more communications professionals working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of communications has grown by 9% in Nevada. This growth 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 Nevada

$41,467 $35,000 $46,150 $48,918 $48,645
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by communications professionals is increasing in Nevada. In 2006 communications professionals made a mean salary of $41,467 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,645 per year.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Nevada

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90th percentile

This represents a 15% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 244% 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 Nevada.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Nevada

Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations
Visual Communications

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of communications professionals is increasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited communications schools in Nevada state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 338 communications graduates from communications courses in Nevada and in 2010 there were 278 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada by 18%. 44% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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