Communications Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has 6 schools where communications faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the communications academic community in Pittsburgh, and the future trends. Academia in communications includes communications training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Communications Employment

Pittsburgh 2,990
Pennsylvania 17,030

Of the 17,030 communications professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 2,990 work in Pittsburgh. There has been a 13% growth in the number of communications professionals in Pittsburgh between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of communications professionals in Pittsburgh has increased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Communications employment growth

18,860 14,150 20,850 20,110 17,030
2,640 3,730 3,930 3,770 2,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$48,683 $42,912 $45,455 $46,300 $44,272
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for communications professionals have decreased. In 2010 Pittsburgh communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,272. Communications professionals in Pittsburgh made a yearly average salary of $48,683, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$22,870
25th percentile
$28,538
50th percentile
$39,725
75th percentile
$51,665
90th percentile
$71,210

Communications professionals in Pittsburgh earn a median salary of $39,725 per year. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,870 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 211% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Visual Communications
$37,327
Communications
$44,272
Creative Writing
$59,270
Advertising
$73,698
Fashion Marketing
$76,525
Public Relations
$83,920
Business
$92,287
Marketing
$108,877

On average communications professional salaries in Pittsburgh are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Pittsburgh

6

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

Communications Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by Pittsburgh's communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
100
master
26
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total126

In 2010 approximately 126 students graduated from communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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