Journalism Schools
In Champaign, Illinois

In Champaign, there is only one journalism school where journalism faculty can find employment. The trends in Champaign's journalism academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Statistics

Professional Trends

Champaign Vs. Illinois Journalism Employment

Champaign 60
Illinois 5,140

Exactly 60 of the 5,140 journalism professionals employed in Illinois, work in Champaign. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of journalism professionals in Champaign has shrunk by 40%. As the employment for journalism professionals in Champaign has decreased, overall employment in Champaign has increased.

Champaign Vs. Illinois Journalism employment growth

4,980 5,110 5,330 4,990 5,140
100 90 50 80 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Champaign

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Champaign

$42,065 $35,345 $29,955 $32,370 $34,910
$35,690 $36,810 $43,210 $44,470 $45,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Champaign
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Champaign

In Champaign, salaries for journalism professionals have decreased. In 2010 journalism professionals in Champaign reportedly earned an average salary of $34,910 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, journalism professionals in Champaign made an average salary of $42,065 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Champaign.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Champaign

10th percentile
$18,490
25th percentile
$22,410
50th percentile
$29,300
75th percentile
$43,920
90th percentile
$62,490

Journalism professionals in Champaign make a median yearly salary of $29,300. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,490 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 238% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Champaign

Journalism
$34,910
Communications
$41,313

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Champaign

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Champaign

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Champaign's journalism schools offer 4 journalism degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Champaign

associate
0
bachelor
135
master
20
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total155

In 2010 approximately 155 students graduated from journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Champaign, Illinois

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