Journalism Schools
In Springfield, Missouri

Journalism faculty can choose to work at one of 3 journalism schools in Springfield. The trends in Springfield's journalism academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Missouri Journalism Employment

Springfield 210
Missouri 2,590

Exactly 210 of the 2,590 journalism professionals employed in Missouri, work in Springfield. There has been a 12% decline in the number of journalism professionals in Springfield between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Springfield has increased.

Springfield Vs. Missouri Journalism employment growth

2,620 2,830 2,740 2,680 2,590
240 210 130 150 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$29,540 $28,020 $26,665 $27,095 $27,810
$31,300 $32,220 $33,840 $34,490 $35,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

Salaries for journalism professionals in Springfield have decreased. In 2010 journalism professionals in Springfield reportedly earned an average salary of $27,810 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, journalism professionals in Springfield made an average salary of $29,540 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Springfield.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
$17,845
25th percentile
$20,085
50th percentile
$24,620
75th percentile
$31,620
90th percentile
$44,985

Springfield journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $24,620. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 152%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $17,845 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $44,985 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Springfield

Journalism
$27,810
Communications
$37,098
Creative Writing
$44,730

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Springfield

3

Many of Springfield's journalism professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited journalism schools in the city.

Journalism Programs Offered In Springfield

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Springfield's journalism schools offer 2 journalism degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Springfield

associate
0
bachelor
31
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total31

Approximately 31 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Missouri

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