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Communications Schools
In Atherton, California

In Atherton, there is only one communications school where communications faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the communications academic community in Atherton, and the future trends. Academia in communications includes communications training at the communications bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Atherton Vs. California Communications Employment

Atherton 5,800
California 51,090

Exactly 5,800 of the 51,090 communications professionals employed in California, work in Atherton. Between 2006 and 2010, in Atherton, there has been a 2% decline in the number of communications professionals. As the employment for communications professionals in Atherton has decreased, overall employment in Atherton has increased.

Atherton Vs. California Communications employment growth

57,560 58,810 56,550 53,720 51,090
5,930 5,840 6,050 5,430 5,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Atherton

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Atherton

$56,170 $55,070 $57,272 $54,492 $60,165
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Atherton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atherton

In Atherton, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $60,165 per year was earned by communications professionals in Atherton. Communications professionals in Atherton made a yearly average salary of $56,170, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Atherton is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Atherton

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Communications professionals make a median salary of $46,895 per year in Atherton. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 239%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,565 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $93,408 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Atherton

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

On average communications professionals in Atherton earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Atherton.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Atherton


Many of Atherton's communications professionals are graduates of the only accredited communications school in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Atherton


Atherton's communications school offers one communications degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Atherton


In 2010 approximately 16 students graduated from communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Atherton, California

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