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Communications Schools
In Fairmont, West Virginia

There is only one communications school in Fairmont for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in communications in the city of Fairmont, which encompasses communications training at the communications bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Fairmont Vs. West Virginia Communications Employment

Fairmont 280
West Virginia 1,900

Of the 1,900 communications professionals employed in West Virginia, 280 work in Fairmont. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of communications professionals in Fairmont has shrunk by 22%. As the employment for communications professionals in Fairmont has decreased, overall employment in Fairmont has increased.

Fairmont Vs. West Virginia Communications employment growth

2,210 2,170 2,160 2,020 1,900
360 300 320 No data 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairmont

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Fairmont

$28,016 $28,592 $29,482 No data $38,243
$29,240 $30,170 $31,960 No data $33,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Fairmont
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairmont

As the number of communications professionals in Fairmont has shrunk, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 communications professionals in Fairmont reportedly earned an average salary of $38,243 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for communications professionals in Fairmont was $28,016 per year. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Fairmont is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Fairmont

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Communications professionals in Fairmont make a median yearly salary of $30,592. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 172%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $21,100 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,365 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Fairmont

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Fairmont


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

Communications Programs Offered In Fairmont


There is one degree and certificate program in communications offered by Fairmont's communications school.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Fairmont


Approximately 6 students graduated from communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Fairmont, West Virginia

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