Communications Schools
In Sacramento, California

The city of Sacramento has 4 schools where communications faculty can find employment. The trends in Sacramento'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


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Communications Employment

Sacramento 2,320
California 51,090

Exactly 2,320 of the 51,090 communications professionals employed in California, work in Sacramento. Between 2006 and 2010, in Sacramento, there has been a 24% decline in the number of communications professionals. As the employment for communications professionals in Sacramento has decreased, overall employment in Sacramento has also decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Communications employment growth

57,560 58,810 56,550 53,720 51,090
3,060 3,180 3,160 3,090 2,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$45,357 $45,960 $46,566 $48,388 $49,592
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

As the number of communications professionals in Sacramento has shrunk, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,592 per year was earned by communications professionals in Sacramento. The average salary for communications professionals in Sacramento was $45,357 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Sacramento is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Sacramento

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Sacramento communications professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,398. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 230%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,623 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,670 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
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Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Sacramento


There are 4 accredited communications schools in the city. Many of Sacramento's communications professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Communications Programs Offered In Sacramento


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by Sacramento's communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Sacramento


In 2010 approximately 359 students graduated from communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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