Journalism Schools
In Boulder, Colorado

There is only one journalism school in Boulder for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism education in Boulder, which includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boulder Vs. Colorado Journalism Employment

Boulder 90
Colorado 2,170

Exactly 90 of the 2,170 journalism professionals employed in Colorado, work in Boulder. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boulder, there has been a 13% growth in the number of journalism professionals. Overall employment in Boulder has decreased.

Boulder Vs. Colorado Journalism employment growth

1,840 2,110 2,120 2,160 2,170
80 120 100 90 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Boulder

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Boulder

No data $32,380 $35,180 $37,140 $33,890
$48,930 $50,780 $53,050 $53,640 $53,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Boulder
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boulder

In 2010 Boulder journalism professionals earned an average yearly salary of $33,890. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in Boulder is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Boulder

10th percentile
$17,290
25th percentile
$23,740
50th percentile
$35,350
75th percentile
$41,230
90th percentile
$48,200

Journalism professionals in Boulder earn a median salary of $35,350 per year. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 179%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $17,290 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $48,200 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Boulder

Journalism
$33,890
Communications
$59,900
Creative Writing
$67,510

Journalism professional salaries in Boulder are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Boulder

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Boulder

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Boulder's journalism schools offer 2 journalism degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Boulder

associate
0
bachelor
248
master
24
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total272

Approximately 272 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Boulder, Colorado

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