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Communications Schools
In Santa Monica, California

The city of Santa Monica has only one 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 Santa Monica, which encompasses communications training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Santa Monica Vs. California Communications Employment

Santa Monica 17,860
California 51,090

Of the 51,090 communications professionals employed in California, 17,860 work in Santa Monica. Between 2006 and 2010, in Santa Monica, there has been a 10% decline in the number of communications professionals. As the employment for communications professionals in Santa Monica has decreased, overall employment in Santa Monica has increased.

Santa Monica Vs. California Communications employment growth

57,560 58,810 56,550 53,720 51,090
19,840 19,450 17,700 17,800 17,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Monica

Communications VS. All professions salaries in Santa Monica

$62,588 $61,378 $63,610 $61,258 $63,850
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications in Santa Monica
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Monica

Salaries for communications professionals in Santa Monica have increased. In 2010 communications professionals in Santa Monica reportedly earned an average salary of $63,850 per year. Communications professionals in Santa Monica made a yearly average salary of $62,588, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of communications professionals in Santa Monica is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in Santa Monica

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Communications professionals in Santa Monica earn a median salary of $46,732 per year. The difference in pay between the communications professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 262%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,150 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $98,412 per year.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in Santa Monica

Visual Communications
Fashion Marketing
Creative Writing
Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

Communications schools in Santa Monica


Many of Santa Monica's communications professionals are graduates of the only accredited communications school in the city.

Communications Programs Offered In Santa Monica


There is one degree and certificate program in communications offered by Santa Monica's communications school.

Student Completed Communications Degrees In Santa Monica


In 2010 approximately 5 students completed communications courses.

Communications Faculty Salaries in Santa Monica, California

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