Journalism Schools
In Carbondale, Illinois

In Carbondale, there is only one journalism 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 Carbondale, which encompasses journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism
  • PhD degree in Journalism


Professional Trends

Carbondale Vs. Illinois Journalism Employment

Carbondale 200
Illinois 5,140

Of the 5,140 journalism professionals employed in Illinois, 200 work in Carbondale. There has been a 43% growth in the number of journalism professionals in Carbondale between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Carbondale has also increased.

Carbondale Vs. Illinois Journalism employment growth

4,980 5,110 5,330 4,990 5,140
140 No data 70 No data 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Carbondale

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Carbondale

$27,430 $23,770 $31,595 No data $33,820
$31,770 $32,930 $35,290 No data $37,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Carbondale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Carbondale

As the number of journalism professionals in Carbondale has grown, salaries for journalism professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $33,820 per year was earned by journalism professionals in Carbondale. Journalism professionals in Carbondale made a yearly average salary of $27,430, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in Carbondale is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Carbondale

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Journalism professionals make a median salary of $30,475 per year in Carbondale. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,360 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $53,230 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Carbondale


Journalism professional salaries in Carbondale are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Carbondale


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Carbondale


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in journalism offered by Carbondale's journalism schools.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Carbondale


Approximately 87 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Carbondale, Illinois

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