Journalism Schools In Utah

There are 4 accredited journalism schools in Utah for faculty who teach journalism classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Utah, and the future trends in journalism training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Journalism
  • Bachelors degree in Journalism


Schools

  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Journalism Employment

Utah 1,220
National 105,350

Of all of the journalism professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Utah

950 1,110 1,070 1,000 1,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, journalism is a growing field. In 2010 there were 270 more journalism professionals working in Utah than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of journalism has grown by 28% in Utah. This growth is faster than the change in the number of journalism professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of journalism professionals has shrunk by 12% from 2006 to 2010.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$43,477 $51,047 $50,587 $43,225 $41,790
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of journalism professionals is growing, the salaries paid to journalism professionals are decreasing in Utah. In 2006 journalism professionals made a mean salary of $43,477 per year, and in 2010 they made $41,790 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$22,253
25th percentile
$26,040
50th percentile
$35,893
75th percentile
$48,070
90th percentile
$83,857

Thus, there was a 4% decline in journalism professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 277% 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 Utah.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Utah

Communications
$39,987
Creative Writing
$41,400
Journalism
$41,790

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

As the number of journalism professionals is increasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited journalism schools in Utah state is also increasing. In Utah, there were 165 graduates in 2006. And there were 205 graduates from journalism courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Utah by 24%. 83% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Utah

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