Journalism Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

The city of Kansas City has only one 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 Kansas City, which includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Journalism Employment

Kansas City 1,090
Missouri 2,590

Exactly 1,090 of Missouri's 2,590 journalism professionals work in Kansas City. The number of journalism professionals in Kansas City has grown by 5% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for journalism professionals in Kansas City has increased, overall employment in Kansas City has also increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Journalism employment growth

2,620 2,830 2,740 2,680 2,590
1,040 940 910 1,150 1,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$52,473 $54,393 $45,100 $40,810 $36,710
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

As the number of journalism professionals in Kansas City has grown, salaries for journalism professionals have decreased. In 2010 Kansas City journalism professionals earned an average yearly salary of $36,710. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for journalism professionals in Kansas City was $52,473 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Kansas City.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Kansas City

10th percentile
$17,670
25th percentile
$21,415
50th percentile
$31,845
75th percentile
$49,805
90th percentile
$61,725

Journalism professionals in Kansas City make a median yearly salary of $31,845. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $17,670 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $61,725 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Journalism
$36,710
Communications
$46,403
Creative Writing
$58,480

Journalism professional salaries in Kansas City are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Kansas City

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Kansas City

No data at this time.

Kansas City's journalism school offers one journalism degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Kansas City

No data at this time.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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