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Communications Schools
In San Diego, California

In San Diego, there are 9 communications schools 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 San Diego, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Communications Employment

San Diego 4,110
California 51,090

Exactly 4,110 of California's 51,090 communications professionals work in San Diego. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of communications professionals in San Diego has shrunk by 20%. Overall employment in San Diego has increased.

San Diego Vs. California Communications employment growth

57,560 58,810 56,550 53,720 51,090
5,160 5,300 4,230 3,180 4,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Communications VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$48,620 $55,162 $57,127 $47,886 $49,478
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

In San Diego, salaries for communications professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,478 per year was earned by communications professionals in San Diego. Communications professionals in San Diego made a yearly average salary of $48,620, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in San Diego is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in San Diego

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

Communications professionals in San Diego make a median yearly salary of $43,313. The 10% of communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,017 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,348 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in San Diego

Visual Communications
Creative Writing
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

San Diego communications professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Communications schools in San Diego


There are 9 accredited communications schools in the city. Many of San Diego's communications professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Communications Programs Offered In San Diego


San Diego's communications schools offer 12 communications degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In San Diego


In 2010 approximately 440 students completed communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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