Journalism Schools
In Hamden, Connecticut

Journalism faculty can choose to work at only one journalism school in Hamden. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Hamden, and the future trends. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Professional Trends

Hamden Vs. Connecticut Journalism Employment

Hamden 160
Connecticut 1,200

Exactly 160 of the 1,200 journalism professionals employed in Connecticut, work in Hamden. Between 2006 and 2010, in Hamden, there has been a 30% decline in the number of journalism professionals. As the employment for journalism professionals in Hamden has decreased, overall employment in Hamden has increased.

Hamden Vs. Connecticut Journalism employment growth

1,680 1,510 1,520 1,290 1,200
230 250 230 160 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Hamden

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Hamden

$36,275 $38,640 $40,860 $46,140 $44,625
$44,620 $45,930 $47,900 $49,380 $50,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Hamden
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hamden

Salaries for journalism professionals in Hamden have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $44,625 per year was earned by journalism professionals in Hamden. Journalism professionals in Hamden made a yearly average salary of $36,275, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in Hamden is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Hamden

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Journalism professionals in Hamden make a median yearly salary of $42,340. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 165%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,750 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,795 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Hamden

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Hamden


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Hamden


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

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Hamden


In 2010 approximately 89 students completed journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Hamden, Connecticut

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