Journalism Schools
In Omaha, Nebraska

The city of Omaha has 2 schools 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 Omaha, which encompasses journalism training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Journalism
  • Bachelors degree in Journalism


Professional Trends

Omaha Vs. Nebraska Journalism Employment

Omaha 520
Nebraska 1,070

Of the 1,070 journalism professionals employed in Nebraska, 520 work in Omaha. The number of journalism professionals in Omaha has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of journalism professionals in Omaha has decreased, overall employment in Omaha has increased.

Omaha Vs. Nebraska Journalism employment growth

1,050 960 1,060 990 1,070
560 560 550 430 520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nebraska
  • Dark Yellow: Omaha

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Omaha

$30,500 $32,445 $32,935 $34,010 $29,005
$37,010 $37,750 $38,640 $40,000 $41,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Omaha
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Omaha

Salaries for journalism professionals in Omaha have decreased. In 2010 journalism professionals in Omaha reportedly earned an average salary of $29,005 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, journalism professionals in Omaha made an average salary of $30,500 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Omaha.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Omaha

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Journalism professionals in Omaha earn a median salary of $25,980 per year. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 172%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $16,700 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $45,415 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Omaha

Creative Writing

On average journalism professional salaries in Omaha are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Omaha


There are 2 accredited journalism schools in the city. Many of Omaha's journalism professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Journalism Programs Offered In Omaha


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

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Omaha


Approximately 123 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Omaha, Nebraska

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