Communications Schools
In Roanoke, Virginia

In Roanoke, 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 Roanoke, and the future trends. Academia in communications includes communications training at the communications bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Communications Employment

Roanoke 260
Virginia 11,580

Exactly 260 of Virginia's 11,580 communications professionals work in Roanoke. There has been a 35% decline in the number of communications professionals in Roanoke between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for communications professionals in Roanoke has decreased, overall employment in Roanoke has increased.

Roanoke Vs. Virginia Communications employment growth

11,050 11,700 12,030 12,030 11,580
400 550 270 400 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Roanoke

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Roanoke

$33,973 $36,810 $41,685 $45,622 $42,770
$34,070 $34,760 $35,520 $36,840 $37,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Roanoke
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Roanoke

Salaries for communications professionals in Roanoke have increased. In 2010 communications professionals in Roanoke reportedly earned an average salary of $42,770 per year. The average salary for communications professionals in Roanoke was $33,973 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Roanoke.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Roanoke

10th percentile
$21,768
25th percentile
$27,232
50th percentile
$38,732
75th percentile
$55,570
90th percentile
$69,625

Communications professionals in Roanoke make a median yearly salary of $38,732. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,768 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,625 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Roanoke

Visual Communications
$40,400
Communications
$42,770
Advertising
$44,340
Fashion Marketing
$73,095
Business
$77,924
Marketing
$85,757

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Roanoke

1

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

Communications Programs Offered In Roanoke

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in communications offered by Roanoke's communications school.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Roanoke

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

Approximately 10 students graduated from communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Roanoke, Virginia

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