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Communications Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

The city of Providence has 3 schools where communications faculty can find employment. The trends in Providence'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

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Communications Employment

Providence 1,220
Rhode Island 1,090

Exactly 1,220 of Rhode Island's 1,090 communications professionals work in Providence. The number of communications professionals in Providence has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Providence has increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Communications employment growth

1,420 1,120 1,400 1,330 1,090
1,580 1,500 1,510 1,470 1,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$45,753 $50,182 $49,368 $53,482 $54,993
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

In Providence, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,993 per year was earned by communications professionals in Providence. Communications professionals in Providence made a yearly average salary of $45,753, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Providence is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Providence

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Communications professionals in Providence earn a median salary of $46,508 per year. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 187%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,753 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,726 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Providence

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Providence


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

Communications Programs Offered In Providence


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by Providence's communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Providence


Approximately 114 students graduated from communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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