Communications Schools
In Santa Cruz, California

In Santa Cruz, there is only one communications school where communications faculty can find employment. The trends in Santa Cruz's communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes communications training at the communications certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Santa Cruz Vs. California Communications Employment

Santa Cruz 150
California 51,090

Exactly 150 of California's 51,090 communications professionals work in Santa Cruz. There has been a 275% growth in the number of communications professionals in Santa Cruz between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Santa Cruz has also increased.

Santa Cruz Vs. California Communications employment growth

57,560 58,810 56,550 53,720 51,090
40 190 130 170 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Cruz

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Santa Cruz

$53,730 $53,250 $44,563 $39,698 $41,960
$41,940 $43,260 $45,230 $45,870 $46,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Santa Cruz
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Cruz

In Santa Cruz, salaries for communications professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,960 per year was earned by communications professionals in Santa Cruz. Communications professionals in Santa Cruz made a yearly average salary of $53,730, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of communications professionals in Santa Cruz is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Santa Cruz

10th percentile
$25,367
25th percentile
$31,773
50th percentile
$36,643
75th percentile
$49,997
90th percentile
$65,497

Communications professionals in Santa Cruz make a median yearly salary of $36,643. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,367 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 158% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Santa Cruz

Communications
$41,960
Visual Communications
$57,710
Advertising
$76,195
Business
$97,916
Public Relations
$98,100
Marketing
$123,710
Fashion Marketing
$137,370

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Santa Cruz

1

There is only one accredited communications school in the city. Many of Santa Cruz's communications professionals are graduates of this school.

Communications Programs Offered In Santa Cruz

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

Santa Cruz's communications school offers one communications degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Santa Cruz

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total9

In 2010 approximately 9 students graduated from communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Santa Cruz, California

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