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Communications Schools
In Raleigh, North Carolina

Communications faculty can choose to work at one of 5 communications schools in Raleigh. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the communications academic community in Raleigh, and the future trends. Academia in communications includes communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Communications Employment

Raleigh 1,570
North Carolina 10,260

Exactly 1,570 of the 10,260 communications professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Raleigh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of communications professionals in Raleigh has grown by 21%. Overall employment in Raleigh has decreased.

Raleigh Vs. North Carolina Communications employment growth

10,110 11,830 12,060 11,450 10,260
1,300 1,410 1,530 1,600 1,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Raleigh

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Raleigh

$42,200 $40,362 $42,252 $46,433 $47,763
$39,370 $40,840 $42,170 $43,370 $44,810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Raleigh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Raleigh

Salaries for communications professionals in Raleigh have increased. Raleigh communications professionals made $47,763 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for communications professionals in Raleigh was $42,200 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Raleigh.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Raleigh

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

Communications professionals make a median salary of $42,777 per year in Raleigh. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 251%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,337 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,530 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Raleigh

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Raleigh


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

Communications Programs Offered In Raleigh


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in communications offered by Raleigh's communications schools.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Raleigh


Approximately 296 students graduated from communications courses in 2010.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Raleigh, North Carolina

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