Journalism Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

There are 4 journalism schools in Boston 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 Boston, which encompasses journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Journalism Employment

Boston 1,490
Massachusetts 2,780

Exactly 1,490 of Massachusetts' 2,780 journalism professionals work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 157% growth in the number of journalism professionals. Overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Journalism employment growth

1,320 3,000 2,530 2,860 2,780
580 1,600 1,260 1,520 1,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$38,360 $59,433 $58,287 $58,785 $58,600
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for journalism professionals have increased. Boston journalism professionals made $58,600 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for journalism professionals in Boston was $38,360 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in Boston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$27,160
25th percentile
$35,085
50th percentile
$52,560
75th percentile
$78,285
90th percentile
$96,305

Journalism professionals in Boston earn a median salary of $52,560 per year. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,160 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $96,305 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Boston

Journalism
$58,600
Communications
$60,218
Creative Writing
$65,180

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Boston

4

Many of Boston's journalism professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited journalism schools in the city.

Journalism Programs Offered In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total13

There are a total of 13 degree and certificate programs in journalism offered by Boston's journalism schools.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
372
master
159
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total531

Approximately 531 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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