Journalism Schools In Nebraska

There are 10 accredited journalism schools in Nebraska for faculty who teach journalism classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism training in Nebraska, which includes journalism training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Concordia University in Seward

    800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, Nebraska 68434-1556

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  2. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

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  3. Doane College

    1014 Boswell Avenue, Crete, Nebraska 68333

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  4. Hastings College

    710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901

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  5. University of Nebraska at Kearney

    905 W 25th St, Kearney, Nebraska 68849-1212

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  6. Midland Lutheran College

    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

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  7. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

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  8. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

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  9. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

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  10. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Journalism Employment

Nebraska 1,070
National 105,350

Approximately 1% of the country's journalism professionals work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Nebraska

1,050 960 1,060 990 1,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, journalism is a growing field. 20 more journalism professionals were working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% growth in the field. This growth is slower 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 Nebraska

$30,130 $32,067 $35,240 $35,587 $34,023
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to journalism professionals are growing in Nebraska. In 2006 journalism professionals made a mean salary of $30,130 per year, and in 2010 they made $34,023 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Nebraska

10th percentile
$18,927
25th percentile
$21,790
50th percentile
$27,667
75th percentile
$40,880
90th percentile
$58,743

Thus, journalism professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 210% pay differential between the highest paid journalism professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of journalism in Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Communications
$35,668
Creative Writing
$51,170
Journalism
$34,023

In Nebraska, journalism professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
13
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total17

As the number of journalism professionals is increasing in Nebraska state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited journalism schools in Nebraska state is decreasing. In Nebraska, there were 298 graduates in 2006. And there were 268 graduates from journalism courses in 2010.

This represents a 10% decrease in the number of journalism degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. A majority of these graduates, or 76%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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