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Communications Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

In Detroit, there are 3 communications schools where communications faculty can find employment. The trends in Detroit's communications academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Communications Employment

Detroit 1,080
Michigan 10,730

Exactly 1,080 of Michigan's 10,730 communications professionals work in Detroit. There has been a 58% decline in the number of communications professionals in Detroit between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of communications professionals in Detroit has decreased, overall employment in Detroit has increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Communications employment growth

15,100 13,620 12,270 11,210 10,730
2,560 1,350 1,070 1,300 1,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$53,036 $59,640 $49,413 $43,248 $41,842
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

As the number of communications professionals in Detroit has shrunk, salaries for communications professionals have also decreased. In 2010 communications professionals in Detroit reportedly earned an average salary of $41,842 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for communications professionals in Detroit was $53,036 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Detroit.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Detroit

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Communications professionals in Detroit earn a median salary of $36,080 per year. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 260%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,960 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,840 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Detroit

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Detroit


Many of Detroit's communications professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited communications schools in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Detroit


Detroit's communications schools offer 5 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Detroit


In 2010 approximately 78 students completed communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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