Communications Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

There are 6 communications schools in New Orleans for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in communications in the city of New Orleans, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Communications Employment

New Orleans 1,310
Louisiana 3,840

Exactly 1,310 of the 3,840 communications professionals employed in Louisiana, work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of communications professionals in New Orleans has grown by 17%. Overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Communications employment growth

4,410 3,960 3,840 3,840 3,840
1,120 990 1,120 1,280 1,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Communications VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$41,938 $43,275 $43,855 $40,130 $39,915
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

In New Orleans, salaries for communications professionals have decreased. New Orleans communications professionals made $39,915 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for communications professionals in New Orleans was $41,938 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in New Orleans

10th percentile
$19,930
25th percentile
$25,198
50th percentile
$34,010
75th percentile
$47,317
90th percentile
$67,772

Communications professionals in New Orleans make a median yearly salary of $34,010. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,930 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $67,772 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Communications
$39,915
Visual Communications
$42,460
Creative Writing
$51,220
Fashion Marketing
$56,410
Advertising
$58,078
Public Relations
$70,920
Business
$86,464
Marketing
$88,463

Communications professional salaries in New Orleans are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in New Orleans

6

There are 6 accredited communications schools in the city. Many of New Orleans' communications professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Communications Programs Offered In New Orleans

associate
1
bachelor
7
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total9

There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by New Orleans' communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In New Orleans

associate
17
bachelor
207
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total225

Approximately 225 students completed communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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