Journalism Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

The city of Birmingham 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 Birmingham, which includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Journalism Employment

Birmingham 40
Alabama 1,460

Exactly 40 of the 1,460 journalism professionals employed in Alabama, work in Birmingham. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of journalism professionals in Birmingham has shrunk by 67%. Overall employment in Birmingham has also decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Journalism employment growth

1,720 1,610 1,550 1,440 1,460
120 140 70 No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$20,855 $21,320 $20,985 No data $25,710
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

In Birmingham, salaries for journalism professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $25,710 per year was earned by journalism professionals in Birmingham. Four years earlier in 2006, journalism professionals in Birmingham made an average salary of $20,855 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Birmingham.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Birmingham

10th percentile
$20,740
25th percentile
$22,370
50th percentile
$25,010
75th percentile
$29,150
90th percentile
$33,310

Journalism professionals in Birmingham make a median yearly salary of $25,010. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,740 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $33,310 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Journalism
$25,710
Communications
$26,213

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Birmingham

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Birmingham

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Birmingham

associate
0
bachelor
35
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total35

In 2010 approximately 35 students completed journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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