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Communications Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

In Elgin, there is only one communications school where communications faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications education in Elgin, which includes communications training at the communications bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Communications Employment

Elgin 14,150
Illinois 20,490

Exactly 14,150 of the 20,490 communications professionals employed in Illinois, work in Elgin. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of communications professionals in Elgin has grown by 30%. As the employment for communications professionals in Elgin has increased, overall employment in Elgin has also increased.

Elgin Vs. Illinois Communications employment growth

17,010 23,010 24,390 21,360 20,490
10,850 15,990 16,890 14,950 14,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Elgin

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$45,370 $48,707 $50,106 $53,180 $56,092
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

As the number of communications professionals in Elgin has grown, salaries for communications professionals have also increased. In 2010 Elgin communications professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,092. Communications professionals in Elgin made a yearly average salary of $45,370, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Elgin.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Elgin

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Communications professionals in Elgin earn a median salary of $52,296 per year. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 236%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,926 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,564 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Elgin

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Elgin


There is only one accredited communications school in the city. Many of Elgin's communications professionals are graduates of this school.

Communications Programs Offered In Elgin


Elgin's communications schools offer 3 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Elgin


Approximately 7 students graduated from communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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