Journalism Schools
In Long Beach, California

In Long Beach, there are 2 journalism schools where journalism faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Long Beach, and the future trends. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Journalism Certificate
  • Associates degree in Journalism
  • Bachelors degree in Journalism


Professional Trends

Long Beach Vs. California Journalism Employment

Long Beach 2,620
California 9,290

Of the 9,290 journalism professionals employed in California, 2,620 work in Long Beach. There has been a 25% decline in the number of journalism professionals in Long Beach between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for journalism professionals in Long Beach has decreased, overall employment in Long Beach has increased.

Long Beach Vs. California Journalism employment growth

12,010 12,080 11,660 9,990 9,290
3,510 3,600 3,330 2,700 2,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Long Beach

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Long Beach

$68,673 $63,127 $52,030 $54,430 $52,375
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Long Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Long Beach

In Long Beach, salaries for journalism professionals have decreased. Long Beach journalism professionals made $52,375 per year, on average, in 2010. Journalism professionals in Long Beach made a yearly average salary of $68,673, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Long Beach.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Long Beach

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Long Beach journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $43,820. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 299%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,060 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,985 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Long Beach

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Long Beach


There are 2 accredited journalism schools in the city. Many of Long Beach's journalism professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Journalism Programs Offered In Long Beach


Long Beach's journalism schools offer 4 journalism degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Long Beach


Approximately 143 students graduated from journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Long Beach, California

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