Journalism Schools
In Kent, Ohio

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

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Statistics

Professional Trends

Kent Vs. Ohio Journalism Employment

Kent 230
Ohio 4,530

Exactly 230 of the 4,530 journalism professionals employed in Ohio, work in Kent. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of journalism professionals in Kent has grown by 77%. Overall employment in Kent has also increased.

Kent Vs. Ohio Journalism employment growth

5,300 5,120 4,960 4,580 4,530
130 150 210 270 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Kent

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Kent

$45,130 $31,060 $27,465 $29,875 $31,140
$37,640 $38,750 $40,010 $40,300 $41,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Kent
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kent

Salaries for journalism professionals in Kent have decreased. In 2010 Kent journalism professionals earned an average yearly salary of $31,140. Four years earlier in 2006, journalism professionals in Kent made an average salary of $45,130 per year. The decline in the salary of journalism professionals in Kent is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Kent

10th percentile
$17,120
25th percentile
$19,860
50th percentile
$24,335
75th percentile
$39,250
90th percentile
$57,215

Journalism professionals in Kent make a median yearly salary of $24,335. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $17,120 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 234% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Kent

Journalism
$31,140
Communications
$39,168
Creative Writing
$42,410

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Kent

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Kent

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Kent's journalism schools offer 3 journalism degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Kent

associate
0
bachelor
66
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total76

In 2010 approximately 76 students completed journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Kent, Ohio

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