Journalism Schools
In Brookings, South Dakota

In Brookings, there is only one journalism school where journalism faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Brookings, and the future trends. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Professional Trends

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Journalism Employment

Brookings 50
South Dakota 480

Exactly 50 of South Dakota's 480 journalism professionals work in Brookings. There has been a 74% decline in the number of journalism professionals in Brookings between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for journalism professionals in Brookings has decreased, overall employment in Brookings has also decreased.

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Journalism employment growth

690 620 610 580 480
190 180 180 No data 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Brookings

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Brookings

$23,690 $23,800 $26,500 No data $27,315
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Brookings
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Brookings

Salaries for journalism professionals in Brookings have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $27,315 per year was earned by journalism professionals in Brookings. The average salary for journalism professionals in Brookings was $23,690 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in Brookings is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Brookings

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25th percentile
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Journalism professionals make a median salary of $25,620 per year in Brookings. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,025 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $34,915 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Brookings


On average journalism professional salaries in Brookings are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Brookings


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Brookings


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in journalism offered by Brookings' journalism schools.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Brookings


In 2010 approximately 55 students completed journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Brookings, South Dakota

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