Journalism Schools
In Evanston, Illinois

In Evanston, there is only one journalism school where journalism faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Evanston, and the future trends. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Professional Trends

Evanston Vs. Illinois Journalism Employment

Evanston 3,210
Illinois 5,140

Exactly 3,210 of the 5,140 journalism professionals employed in Illinois, work in Evanston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Evanston, there has been a 9% growth in the number of journalism professionals. As the employment for journalism professionals in Evanston has increased, overall employment in Evanston has also increased.

Evanston 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: Evanston

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Evanston

$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 Evanston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Evanston

As the number of journalism professionals in Evanston has grown, salaries for journalism professionals have also increased. In 2010 Evanston journalism professionals earned an average yearly salary of $63,917. Four years earlier in 2006, journalism professionals in Evanston made an average salary of $34,755 per year. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in Evanston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Evanston

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Journalism professionals make a median salary of $54,493 per year in Evanston. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,787 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 310% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Evanston

Creative Writing

Evanston journalism professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Evanston


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Evanston


Evanston's journalism schools offer 2 journalism degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Evanston


Approximately 306 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Evanston, Illinois

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