Communications Schools
In Seattle, Washington

In Seattle, there are 4 communications schools where communications faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in communications in the city of Seattle, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Communications
  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications
  • PhD degree in Communications


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Communications Employment

Seattle 5,910
Washington 9,580

Exactly 5,910 of Washington State's 9,580 communications professionals work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, in Seattle, there has been a 2% decline in the number of communications professionals. Overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Communications employment growth

10,200 11,280 10,800 9,490 9,580
6,010 6,920 6,600 5,610 5,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$56,245 $57,888 $57,362 $56,040 $59,182
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 Seattle communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $59,182. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for communications professionals in Seattle was $56,245 per year. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$27,563
25th percentile
$34,447
50th percentile
$48,527
75th percentile
$75,173
90th percentile
$104,995

Communications professionals in Seattle make a median yearly salary of $48,527. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,563 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 281% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Seattle

Visual Communications
$52,568
Communications
$59,182
Creative Writing
$71,280
Fashion Marketing
$81,215
Advertising
$84,395
Public Relations
$104,620
Business
$106,333
Marketing
$111,050

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Seattle

4

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

Communications Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total6

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

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Seattle

associate
1
bachelor
396
master
6
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total413

Approximately 413 students graduated from communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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