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Journalism Schools
In Athens, West Virginia

There is only one journalism school in Athens for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Athens, and the future trends. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Athens Vs. West Virginia Journalism Employment

Athens 50
West Virginia 610

Of the 610 journalism professionals employed in West Virginia, 50 work in Athens. There has been a 55% decline in the number of journalism professionals in Athens between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of journalism professionals in Athens has decreased, overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. West Virginia Journalism employment growth

640 590 630 570 610
110 No data 50 No data 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$23,495 $21,160 $25,850 No data $27,985
$29,770 $30,540 $31,560 No data $33,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

In Athens, salaries for journalism professionals have increased. Athens journalism professionals made $27,985 per year, on average, in 2010. Journalism professionals in Athens made a yearly average salary of $23,495, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Athens

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

Journalism professionals in Athens make a median yearly salary of $24,830. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 178%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $16,235 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $45,155 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Athens


Journalism professional salaries in Athens are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Athens


There is only one accredited journalism school in the city. Many of Athens' journalism professionals are graduates of this school.

Journalism Programs Offered In Athens


Athens' journalism school offers one journalism degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Athens


In 2010 approximately 15 students completed journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Athens, West Virginia

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