Journalism Schools In Wyoming

Wyoming has 3 accredited journalism schools where journalism faculty who teach journalism classes can find employment. The trends in Wyoming's journalism academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Journalism Certificate
  • Associates degree in Journalism
  • Bachelors degree in Journalism


  1. Northwest College in Powell

    231 W 6th St, Powell, Wyoming 82435

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Western Wyoming Community College

    2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82902-0428

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Wyoming

    Corner of Ninth and Ivinson, Laramie, Wyoming 82071

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Wyoming Vs. National Journalism Employment

Wyoming 300
National 105,350

Approximately 0% of the country's journalism professionals work in Wyoming state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Wyoming

230 280 280 280 300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of journalism professionals is growing in Wyoming. In 2010 there were 70 more journalism professionals working in Wyoming than there were in 2006. Thus, in Wyoming, this field has grown by 30% in four years. This is faster than the trend for journalism professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of journalism professionals has shrunk by 12% between 2006 and 2010.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Wyoming

$29,270 $31,085 $31,645 $33,615 $32,510
$39,030 $40,775 $42,169 $45,101 $46,923
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by journalism professionals is increasing in Wyoming. Journalism professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $29,270 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $32,510 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Wyoming

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This represents a 10% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 166% 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 Wyoming.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Wyoming

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited journalism schools in Wyoming is decreasing. In 2006 there were 36 journalism graduates from journalism courses in Wyoming and in 2010 there were 32 graduates.

Thus there was a 11% percent decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Wyoming. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned an associate's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Wyoming

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