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Communications Schools
In Palm Desert, California

In Palm Desert, there is only one communications school where communications faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in communications in the city of Palm Desert, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Communications Employment

Palm Desert 2,880
California 51,090

Exactly 2,880 of the 51,090 communications professionals employed in California, work in Palm Desert. There has been a 18% growth in the number of communications professionals in Palm Desert between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for communications professionals in Palm Desert has increased, overall employment in Palm Desert has also increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Communications employment growth

57,560 58,810 56,550 53,720 51,090
2,440 3,280 3,410 3,520 2,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$47,185 $43,337 $42,572 $41,995 $43,778
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

Salaries for communications professionals in Palm Desert have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,778 per year was earned by communications professionals in Palm Desert. Communications professionals in Palm Desert made a yearly average salary of $47,185, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Palm Desert.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Palm Desert

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Communications professionals make a median salary of $36,938 per year in Palm Desert. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 164%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,390 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,995 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

On average communications professional salaries in Palm Desert are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Palm Desert


Many of Palm Desert's communications professionals are graduates of the only accredited communications school in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Palm Desert


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

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Palm Desert


Approximately 6 students completed communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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