Journalism Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Journalism Employment

Philadelphia 1,290
Pennsylvania 4,500

Exactly 1,290 of Pennsylvania's 4,500 journalism professionals work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Philadelphia, there has been a 59% growth in the number of journalism professionals. As the number of journalism professionals in Philadelphia has increased, overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Journalism employment growth

4,700 2,470 5,190 4,800 4,500
810 850 830 1,520 1,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$37,050 $40,800 $45,685 $38,805 $36,040
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, salaries for journalism professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,040 per year was earned by journalism professionals in Philadelphia. The average salary for journalism professionals in Philadelphia was $37,050 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of journalism professionals in Philadelphia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $33,740. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 146%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,020 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $54,230 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Philadelphia


Many of Philadelphia's journalism professionals are graduates of the only accredited journalism school in the city.

Journalism Programs Offered In Philadelphia


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in journalism offered by Philadelphia's journalism schools.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Philadelphia


Approximately 162 students graduated from journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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