Communications Schools
In Portland, Maine

In Portland, there is only one communications school where communications faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the communications academic community in Portland, and the future trends. Academia in communications includes communications training at the communications bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Maine Communications Employment

Portland 1,000
Maine 1,890

Exactly 1,000 of Maine's 1,890 communications professionals work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of communications professionals in Portland has grown by 37%. Overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Maine Communications employment growth

2,100 1,970 1,930 1,750 1,890
730 600 660 860 1,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$42,995 $43,433 $44,302 $42,310 $41,920
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for communications professionals have decreased. Portland communications professionals made $41,920 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for communications professionals in Portland was $42,995 per year. The decline in the salary of communications professionals in Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$21,270
25th percentile
$25,852
50th percentile
$33,972
75th percentile
$49,538
90th percentile
$71,837

Communications professionals make a median salary of $33,972 per year in Portland. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,270 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 238% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Portland

Communications
$41,920
Visual Communications
$45,670
Creative Writing
$47,030
Advertising
$57,113
Fashion Marketing
$57,760
Public Relations
$69,880
Business
$86,713
Marketing
$88,075

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Portland

1

Many of Portland's communications professionals are graduates of the only accredited communications school in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by Portland's communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
101
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total101

Approximately 101 students completed communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Portland, Maine

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