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Communications Schools
In Los Angeles, California

In Los Angeles, there are 5 communications schools where communications faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications education in Los Angeles, which includes communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Communications Employment

Los Angeles 17,860
California 51,090

Of the 51,090 communications professionals employed in California, 17,860 work in Los Angeles. Between 2006 and 2010, in Los Angeles, there has been a 10% decline in the number of communications professionals. As the employment for communications professionals in Los Angeles has decreased, overall employment in Los Angeles has increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Communications employment growth

57,560 58,810 56,550 53,720 51,090
19,840 19,450 17,700 17,800 17,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$62,588 $61,378 $63,610 $61,258 $63,850
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

Salaries for communications professionals in Los Angeles have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $63,850 per year was earned by communications professionals in Los Angeles. The average salary for communications professionals in Los Angeles was $62,588 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Los Angeles is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Los Angeles

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

Communications professionals in Los Angeles make a median yearly salary of $46,732. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 262%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,150 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $98,412 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Visual Communications
Fashion Marketing
Creative Writing
Public Relations

Communications professional salaries in Los Angeles are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Los Angeles


There are 5 accredited communications schools in the city. Many of Los Angeles' communications professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Communications Programs Offered In Los Angeles


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by Los Angeles' communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Los Angeles


Approximately 626 students graduated from communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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