Journalism Schools
In Fort Collins, Colorado

The city of Fort Collins has only one school where journalism faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Fort Collins, and the future trends. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Fort Collins Vs. Colorado Journalism Employment

Fort Collins 50
Colorado 2,170

Of the 2,170 journalism professionals employed in Colorado, 50 work in Fort Collins. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fort Collins, there has been a 29% decline in the number of journalism professionals. Overall employment in Fort Collins has increased.

Fort Collins Vs. Colorado Journalism employment growth

1,840 2,110 2,120 2,160 2,170
70 70 60 50 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Collins

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Fort Collins

$32,450 $33,880 $41,490 $45,345 $44,195
$38,270 $39,960 $41,990 $43,210 $44,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Fort Collins
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Collins

Salaries for journalism professionals in Fort Collins have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $44,195 per year was earned by journalism professionals in Fort Collins. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for journalism professionals in Fort Collins was $32,450 per year. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in Fort Collins is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Fort Collins

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Journalism professionals in Fort Collins earn a median salary of $36,395 per year. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 273%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,485 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,425 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Fort Collins


On average journalism professional salaries in Fort Collins are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Fort Collins


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Fort Collins


There is one degree and certificate program in journalism offered by Fort Collins' journalism school.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Fort Collins


Approximately 152 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Fort Collins, Colorado

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