Journalism Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

The city of Cambridge has only one school where journalism faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in journalism in the city of Cambridge, which encompasses journalism training at the journalism masters degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Journalism Employment

Cambridge 1,490
Massachusetts 2,780

Of the 2,780 journalism professionals employed in Massachusetts, 1,490 work in Cambridge. The number of journalism professionals in Cambridge has grown by 157% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Cambridge has also increased.

Cambridge 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: Cambridge

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$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 Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

As the number of journalism professionals in Cambridge has grown, salaries for journalism professionals have also increased. Cambridge journalism professionals made $58,600 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, journalism professionals in Cambridge made an average salary of $38,360 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Cambridge.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Cambridge

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

Journalism professionals make a median salary of $52,560 per year in Cambridge. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 255%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,160 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $96,305 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Cambridge

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

On average journalism professional salaries in Cambridge are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Cambridge

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total7

In 2010 approximately 7 students graduated from journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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