Journalism Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Journalism faculty can choose to work at only one journalism school in Atlanta. The trends in Atlanta's journalism academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Journalism Employment

Atlanta 1,840
Georgia 2,720

Exactly 1,840 of the 2,720 journalism professionals employed in Georgia, work in Atlanta. There has been a 23% growth in the number of journalism professionals in Atlanta between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Journalism employment growth

3,440 3,500 3,690 2,570 2,720
1,490 2,390 2,570 1,650 1,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$40,140 $46,480 $44,783 $46,630 $65,490
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

Salaries for journalism professionals in Atlanta have increased. In 2010 journalism professionals in Atlanta reportedly earned an average salary of $65,490 per year. Journalism professionals in Atlanta made a yearly average salary of $40,140, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Atlanta.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$23,803
25th percentile
$30,770
50th percentile
$52,127
75th percentile
$70,670
90th percentile
$89,213

Atlanta journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,127. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 275%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,803 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $89,213 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Communications
$54,520
Creative Writing
$62,160
Journalism
$65,490

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Atlanta

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
181
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total181

Approximately 181 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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