Communications Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There are 8 communications schools in Philadelphia for faculty to choose from. The trends in Philadelphia's communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes communications training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Communications Employment

Philadelphia 6,930
Pennsylvania 17,030

Exactly 6,930 of Pennsylvania's 17,030 communications professionals work in Philadelphia. The number of communications professionals in Philadelphia has grown by 11% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for communications professionals in Philadelphia has increased, overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Communications employment growth

18,860 14,150 20,850 20,110 17,030
6,220 5,040 7,270 8,030 6,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$48,782 $49,955 $52,328 $46,975 $47,487
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

As the number of communications professionals in Philadelphia has grown, salaries for communications professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,487 per year was earned by communications professionals in Philadelphia. Communications professionals in Philadelphia made a yearly average salary of $48,782, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of communications professionals in Philadelphia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia communications professionals earn a median yearly salary of $40,933. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 219%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,228 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,388 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

On average communications professionals in Philadelphia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Philadelphia.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Philadelphia


There are 8 accredited communications schools in the city. Many of Philadelphia's communications professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Communications Programs Offered In Philadelphia


There are a total of 18 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by Philadelphia's communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Philadelphia


In 2010 approximately 446 students graduated from communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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