Journalism Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

There is only one journalism school in Dekalb for faculty to choose from. The trends in Dekalb's journalism academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Journalism Employment

Dekalb 3,210
Illinois 5,140

Exactly 3,210 of Illinois' 5,140 journalism professionals work in Dekalb. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of journalism professionals in Dekalb has grown by 9%. As the number of journalism professionals in Dekalb has increased, overall employment in Dekalb has also increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Journalism employment growth

4,980 5,110 5,330 4,990 5,140
2,950 3,200 3,290 2,990 3,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Dekalb

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$34,755 $64,363 $49,380 $65,670 $63,917
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

As the number of journalism professionals in Dekalb has grown, salaries for journalism professionals have also increased. Dekalb journalism professionals made $63,917 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for journalism professionals in Dekalb was $34,755 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Dekalb.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Dekalb

10th percentile
$28,787
25th percentile
$36,633
50th percentile
$54,493
75th percentile
$82,780
90th percentile
$118,093

Journalism professionals in Dekalb make a median yearly salary of $54,493. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 310%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,787 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $118,093 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Dekalb

Communications
$56,092
Creative Writing
$62,580
Journalism
$63,917

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Dekalb

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
68
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total68

Approximately 68 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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