Communications Schools
In Spearfish, South Dakota

Communications faculty can choose to work at only one communications school in Spearfish. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications education in Spearfish, which includes communications training at the communications bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Spearfish Vs. South Dakota Communications Employment

Spearfish 120
South Dakota 1,590

Exactly 120 of South Dakota's 1,590 communications professionals work in Spearfish. The number of communications professionals in Spearfish has shrunk by 14% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Spearfish has increased.

Spearfish Vs. South Dakota Communications employment growth

1,730 1,610 1,730 1,730 1,590
140 120 70 No data 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Spearfish

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Spearfish

$25,780 $27,587 $26,855 No data $27,137
$27,810 $28,740 $30,120 No data $31,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Spearfish
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Spearfish

Salaries for communications professionals in Spearfish have increased. Spearfish communications professionals made $27,137 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for communications professionals in Spearfish was $25,780 per year. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Spearfish is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Spearfish

10th percentile
$20,400
25th percentile
$22,053
50th percentile
$24,860
75th percentile
$31,130
90th percentile
$37,530

Spearfish communications professionals earn a median yearly salary of $24,860. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,400 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $37,530 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Spearfish

Communications
$27,137
Visual Communications
$29,030
Advertising
$31,320
Business
$64,420
Marketing
$66,210

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Spearfish

1

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

Communications Programs Offered In Spearfish

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Spearfish

associate
0
bachelor
32
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total32

In 2010 approximately 32 students completed communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Spearfish, South Dakota

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