Communications Schools In Utah

Communications classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited communications schools in Utah. The trends in Utah's communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in communications includes communications training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah

    451 E 400 N, Price, Utah 84501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Dixie State College of Utah

    225 S 700 E, Saint George, Utah 84770-3876

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Westminster College in Salt Lake City

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. University of Phoenix-Utah Campus

    5373 S. Green Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123-4642

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Communications Employment

Utah 3,920
National 439,660

Approximately 1% of the country's communications professionals work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Utah

3,630 3,620 4,100 3,770 3,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of communications professionals is growing in Utah. 290 more communications professionals were working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of communications has grown by 8% in Utah. This growth is slower than the change in the number of communications professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of communications professionals has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$34,451 $48,379 $49,808 $36,645 $39,987
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to communications professionals are growing in Utah. The mean salary for communications professionals in 2006 was $34,451 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $39,987 per year.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$21,780
25th percentile
$27,742
50th percentile
$36,673
75th percentile
$47,407
90th percentile
$59,362

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Utah, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of communications. The pay differential between the highest paid communications professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 173%

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Utah

Advertising
$66,850
Business
$81,929
Communications
$39,987
Creative Writing
$41,400
Fashion Marketing
$65,970
Marketing
$79,033
Public Relations
$86,490
Visual Communications
$40,242

In Utah, communications professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Utah

associate
4
bachelor
10
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total21

As the number of communications professionals is increasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited communications schools in Utah state is also increasing. In 2006, 672 students graduated from communications courses in Utah. And in 2010, 725 students graduated.

This represents a 8% increase in the number of communications degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. 48% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Utah

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