Journalism Schools
In Los Angeles, California

There are 4 journalism schools in Los Angeles for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in journalism in the city of Los Angeles, which encompasses journalism training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Journalism Employment

Los Angeles 2,620
California 9,290

Exactly 2,620 of the 9,290 journalism professionals employed in California, work in Los Angeles. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of journalism professionals in Los Angeles has shrunk by 25%. As the employment for journalism professionals in Los Angeles has decreased, overall employment in Los Angeles has increased.

Los Angeles 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: Los Angeles

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$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 Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

As the number of journalism professionals in Los Angeles has shrunk, salaries for journalism professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Los Angeles journalism professionals earned an average yearly salary of $52,375. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for journalism professionals in Los Angeles was $68,673 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Los Angeles

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Journalism professionals in Los Angeles make a median yearly salary of $43,820. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,060 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $95,985 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Los Angeles


Many of Los Angeles' journalism professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited journalism schools in the city.

Journalism Programs Offered In Los Angeles


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in journalism offered by Los Angeles' journalism schools.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Los Angeles


In 2010 approximately 156 students completed journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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