Journalism Schools
In Albuquerque, New Mexico

The city of Albuquerque has only one school where journalism faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism education in Albuquerque, which includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Journalism Employment

Albuquerque 410
New Mexico 690

Exactly 410 of the 690 journalism professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Albuquerque. There has been a 14% growth in the number of journalism professionals in Albuquerque between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Albuquerque has also increased.

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Journalism employment growth

770 790 730 690 690
360 460 440 390 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Albuquerque

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Albuquerque

$34,770 $51,600 $48,877 $33,555 $42,213
$35,960 $37,350 $38,800 $40,170 $41,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Albuquerque
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albuquerque

As the number of journalism professionals in Albuquerque has grown, salaries for journalism professionals have also increased. In 2010 journalism professionals in Albuquerque reportedly earned an average salary of $42,213 per year. The average salary for journalism professionals in Albuquerque was $34,770 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in Albuquerque is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Albuquerque

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Albuquerque journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $33,353. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 181%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,160 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,820 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Albuquerque

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Albuquerque


Many of Albuquerque's journalism professionals are graduates of the only accredited journalism school in the city.

Journalism Programs Offered In Albuquerque


There is one degree and certificate program in journalism offered by Albuquerque's journalism school.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Albuquerque


In 2010 approximately 46 students completed journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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