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Communications Schools
In Irvine, California

In Irvine, there are 3 communications schools where communications faculty can find employment. The trends in Irvine'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

Irvine Vs. California Communications Employment

Irvine 4,160
California 51,090

Of the 51,090 communications professionals employed in California, 4,160 work in Irvine. The number of communications professionals in Irvine has grown by 21% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for communications professionals in Irvine has increased, overall employment in Irvine has decreased.

Irvine Vs. California Communications employment growth

57,560 58,810 56,550 53,720 51,090
3,430 5,180 4,360 4,010 4,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Irvine

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Irvine

$58,072 $49,983 $53,493 $51,198 $54,122
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Irvine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Irvine

Salaries for communications professionals in Irvine have decreased. In 2010 communications professionals in Irvine reportedly earned an average salary of $54,122 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, communications professionals in Irvine made an average salary of $58,072 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Irvine.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Irvine

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Irvine communications professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,452. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 185%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,540 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,324 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Irvine

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Irvine


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

Communications Programs Offered In Irvine


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by Irvine's communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Irvine


Approximately 30 students completed communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Irvine, California

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