Journalism Schools
In Mesa, Arizona

In Mesa, there is only one journalism school where journalism faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in journalism in the city of Mesa, which encompasses journalism training at the journalism associates degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Mesa Vs. Arizona Journalism Employment

Mesa 1,150
Arizona 1,720

Exactly 1,150 of Arizona's 1,720 journalism professionals work in Mesa. There has been a 18% decline in the number of journalism professionals in Mesa between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for journalism professionals in Mesa has decreased, overall employment in Mesa has increased.

Mesa Vs. Arizona Journalism employment growth

2,170 2,310 2,120 1,770 1,720
1,410 1,780 1,520 800 1,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Mesa

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Mesa

$43,573 $51,257 $53,103 $53,930 $48,223
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Mesa

In Mesa, salaries for journalism professionals have increased. In 2010 journalism professionals in Mesa reportedly earned an average salary of $48,223 per year. The average salary for journalism professionals in Mesa was $43,573 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in Mesa is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Mesa

10th percentile
$21,630
25th percentile
$31,550
50th percentile
$43,793
75th percentile
$57,033
90th percentile
$79,563

Journalism professionals in Mesa make a median yearly salary of $43,793. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 268%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,630 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,563 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Mesa

Journalism
$48,223
Communications
$56,073
Creative Writing
$68,880

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Mesa

1

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

Journalism Programs Offered In Mesa

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in journalism offered by Mesa's journalism school.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Mesa

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

In 2010 approximately 1 students graduated from journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Mesa, Arizona

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