Communications Schools
In Shepherdstown, West Virginia

There is only one communications school in Shepherdstown for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications education in Shepherdstown, which includes communications training at the communications bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Shepherdstown Vs. West Virginia Communications Employment

Shepherdstown 13,350
West Virginia 1,900

Of the 1,900 communications professionals employed in West Virginia, 13,350 work in Shepherdstown. Between 2006 and 2010, in Shepherdstown, there has been a 15% decline in the number of communications professionals. Overall employment in Shepherdstown has increased.

Shepherdstown Vs. West Virginia Communications employment growth

2,210 2,170 2,160 2,020 1,900
15,620 14,470 13,400 14,210 13,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Shepherdstown

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Shepherdstown

$51,797 $54,350 $59,806 $65,222 $60,061
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Shepherdstown
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Shepherdstown

Salaries for communications professionals in Shepherdstown have increased. Shepherdstown communications professionals made $60,061 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, communications professionals in Shepherdstown made an average salary of $51,797 per year. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Shepherdstown is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Shepherdstown

10th percentile
$30,459
25th percentile
$38,547
50th percentile
$50,626
75th percentile
$72,897
90th percentile
$92,797

Communications professionals make a median salary of $50,626 per year in Shepherdstown. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,459 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 205% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Shepherdstown

Visual Communications
$57,748
Communications
$60,061
Creative Writing
$75,250
Fashion Marketing
$84,945
Advertising
$90,990
Business
$105,634
Marketing
$111,363
Public Relations
$128,120

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Shepherdstown

1

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

Communications Programs Offered In Shepherdstown

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Shepherdstown

associate
0
bachelor
30
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total30

Approximately 30 students completed communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

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