Journalism Schools In Montana

In Montana, there is only one accredited school where journalism classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Montana, and the future trends in journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


  1. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Journalism Employment

Montana 450
National 105,350

Approximately 0% of the country's journalism professionals work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Montana

340 360 380 440 450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of journalism professionals is growing in Montana. There were 110 more journalism professionals working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of journalism professionals has grown by 32%. This growth is faster than the national trend for journalism professionals which shows a 12% decrease in the number of journalism professionals working around the nation.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

$28,250 $30,890 $22,893 $40,593 $36,303
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to journalism professionals are growing in Montana. In 2006 journalism professionals made a mean salary of $28,250 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,303 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Montana

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Thus, journalism professionals' salaries grew by 22% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of journalism, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid journalism professionals earning 197% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Montana state.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Montana

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In Montana, journalism professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism programs available for each degree type for all schools in Montana


As the number of journalism professionals is increasing in Montana state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited journalism school in Montana state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 79 journalism graduates from journalism courses in Montana and in 2010 there were 78 graduates.

Thus there was a 1% percent decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Montana. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Montana

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