Communications Schools
In Rochester, New York

There are 5 communications schools in Rochester for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications education in Rochester, which includes communications training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Communications Employment

Rochester 1,430
New York 59,860

Exactly 1,430 of the 59,860 communications professionals employed in New York, work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of communications professionals in Rochester has grown by 19%. As the employment for communications professionals in Rochester has increased, overall employment in Rochester has also increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Communications employment growth

58,800 61,310 63,820 63,280 59,860
1,200 1,810 1,850 1,520 1,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$45,500 $48,570 $49,742 $51,583 $51,377
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

Salaries for communications professionals in Rochester have increased. In 2010 communications professionals in Rochester reportedly earned an average salary of $51,377 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, communications professionals in Rochester made an average salary of $45,500 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Rochester.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Rochester

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Communications professionals in Rochester earn a median salary of $43,145 per year. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 249%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,173 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,888 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Rochester

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Rochester


Many of Rochester's communications professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited communications schools in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Rochester


Rochester's communications schools offer 7 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Rochester


In 2010 approximately 163 students completed communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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