Journalism Schools
In Albany, New York

There is only one journalism school in Albany for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in journalism in the city of Albany, which encompasses journalism training at the journalism certificate level.


Professional Trends

Albany Vs. New York Journalism Employment

Albany 360
New York 8,300

Exactly 360 of New York's 8,300 journalism professionals work in Albany. There has been a 20% decline in the number of journalism professionals in Albany between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Albany has increased.

Albany Vs. New York Journalism employment growth

10,780 9,330 8,650 8,120 8,300
450 250 320 310 360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Albany

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Albany

$42,230 $39,665 $37,630 $41,460 $46,345
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Albany
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albany

As the number of journalism professionals in Albany has shrunk, salaries for journalism professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $46,345 per year was earned by journalism professionals in Albany. Journalism professionals in Albany made a yearly average salary of $42,230, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in Albany is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Albany

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90th percentile

Journalism professionals in Albany make a median yearly salary of $43,450. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 289%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,745 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,745 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Albany

Creative Writing

On average journalism professionals in Albany earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Albany.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Albany


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Albany


Albany's journalism school offers one journalism degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Albany


Approximately 20 students graduated from journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Albany, New York

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