Journalism Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

In Columbus, there is only one journalism school where journalism faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism education in Columbus, which includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Journalism Employment

Columbus 900
Ohio 4,530

Exactly 900 of Ohio's 4,530 journalism professionals work in Columbus. There has been a 34% growth in the number of journalism professionals in Columbus between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for journalism professionals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Journalism employment growth

5,300 5,120 4,960 4,580 4,530
670 760 720 780 900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$32,700 $45,437 $33,510 $31,350 $35,580
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

As the number of journalism professionals in Columbus has grown, salaries for journalism professionals have also increased. In 2010 journalism professionals in Columbus reportedly earned an average salary of $35,580 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for journalism professionals in Columbus was $32,700 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$19,340
25th percentile
$24,355
50th percentile
$31,600
75th percentile
$43,815
90th percentile
$57,300

Columbus journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $31,600. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,340 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $57,300 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Columbus

Journalism
$35,580
Communications
$37,742
Creative Writing
$60,050

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Columbus

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Columbus' journalism school offers one journalism degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
87
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total87

In 2010 approximately 87 students graduated from journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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