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Communications Schools In Nebraska

Nebraska has 12 accredited communications schools where communications faculty who teach communications classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in communications in the state of Nebraska, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:


  1. Chadron State College

    1000 Main St, Chadron, Nebraska 69337-2690

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  2. Concordia University in Seward

    800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, Nebraska 68434-1556

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  3. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

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  4. Hastings College

    710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901

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  5. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

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  6. Nebraska Wesleyan University

    5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504-2794

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  7. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Northeast Community College

    801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, Nebraska 68702-0469

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  9. Union College in Lincoln

    3800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

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  10. Wayne State College

    1111 Main St, Wayne, Nebraska 68787

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  11. York College

    1125 E 8th St, York, Nebraska 68467-2699

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  12. Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master

    303 N 52nd St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504

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Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Communications Employment

Nebraska 3,060
National 439,660

Of all of the communications professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In Nebraska

3,360 3,410 3,520 3,070 3,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of communications professionals is shrinking in Nebraska. There were 300 less communications professionals working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of communications has shrunk by 9% in Nebraska. This decline is faster than the national trend for communications professionals which shows a 8% decrease in the number of communications professionals working around the nation.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$31,902 $34,785 $35,067 $36,380 $35,668
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of communications professionals is declining, the salaries paid to communications professionals are increasing in Nebraska. In 2006 communications professionals made a mean salary of $31,902 per year, and in 2010 they made $35,668 per year.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Nebraska

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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 11% growth in communications professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 197% pay differential between the highest paid communications professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of communications in Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations
Visual Communications

In Nebraska, communications professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nebraska


The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited communications schools in Nebraska is decreasing. In Nebraska, there were 178 graduates in 2006. And there were 165 graduates from communications courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 7% percent decrease in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska. Most of these graduates, or 76%, earned a bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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