Communications Schools
In Springfield, Massachusetts

The city of Springfield has 3 schools where communications faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications education in Springfield, which includes communications training at the communications bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Communications Employment

Springfield 780
Massachusetts 11,450

Exactly 780 of the 11,450 communications professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Springfield. Between 2006 and 2010, in Springfield, there has been a 56% growth in the number of communications professionals. As the employment for communications professionals in Springfield has increased, overall employment in Springfield has also increased.

Springfield Vs. Massachusetts Communications employment growth

9,260 11,070 11,130 11,250 11,450
500 750 730 810 780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$42,147 $43,408 $42,114 $42,032 $45,720
$39,790 $40,910 $42,280 $43,250 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

Salaries for communications professionals in Springfield have increased. In 2010 communications professionals in Springfield reportedly earned an average salary of $45,720 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for communications professionals in Springfield was $42,147 per year. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Springfield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
$24,288
25th percentile
$31,417
50th percentile
$41,527
75th percentile
$52,752
90th percentile
$72,118

Communications professionals make a median salary of $41,527 per year in Springfield. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 197%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,288 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,118 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Springfield

Communications
$45,720
Visual Communications
$47,440
Creative Writing
$48,730
Advertising
$73,313
Fashion Marketing
$73,585
Business
$91,508
Marketing
$101,063
Public Relations
$106,820

Springfield communications professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Springfield

3

There are 3 accredited communications schools in the city. Many of Springfield's communications professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Communications Programs Offered In Springfield

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Springfield's communications schools offer 4 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Springfield

associate
0
bachelor
58
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total58

In 2010 approximately 58 students completed communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Massachusetts

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