Journalism Schools
In Madison, Wisconsin

The city of Madison 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 Madison, which includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Statistics

Professional Trends

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Journalism Employment

Madison 370
Wisconsin 2,000

Exactly 370 of the 2,000 journalism professionals employed in Wisconsin, work in Madison. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of journalism professionals in Madison has grown by 118%. Overall employment in Madison has also increased.

Madison Vs. Wisconsin Journalism employment growth

1,960 2,160 2,200 2,290 2,000
170 240 200 330 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Madison

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Madison

$35,720 $37,390 $45,390 $33,690 $33,130
$40,050 $41,360 $42,940 $44,150 $45,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Madison
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Madison

In Madison, salaries for journalism professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $33,130 per year was earned by journalism professionals in Madison. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for journalism professionals in Madison was $35,720 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Madison.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Madison

10th percentile
$17,935
25th percentile
$20,390
50th percentile
$29,450
75th percentile
$40,170
90th percentile
$51,435

Madison journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $29,450. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $17,935 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 187% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Madison

Journalism
$33,130
Communications
$41,570
Creative Writing
$57,740

Madison journalism professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Madison

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Madison

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in journalism offered by Madison's journalism schools.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Madison

associate
0
bachelor
193
master
22
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total215

Approximately 215 students graduated from journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Madison, Wisconsin

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