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Journalism Schools
In East Lansing, Michigan

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


Professional Trends

East Lansing Vs. Michigan Journalism Employment

East Lansing 170
Michigan 2,790

Exactly 170 of Michigan's 2,790 journalism professionals work in East Lansing. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of journalism professionals in East Lansing has grown by 113%. Overall employment in East Lansing has also increased.

East Lansing Vs. Michigan Journalism employment growth

3,320 2,990 1,400 3,000 2,790
80 60 100 200 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: East Lansing

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in East Lansing

$30,790 $35,020 $41,925 $44,830 $45,190
$40,730 $41,780 $42,660 $42,790 $43,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in East Lansing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in East Lansing

Salaries for journalism professionals in East Lansing have increased. East Lansing journalism professionals made $45,190 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, journalism professionals in East Lansing made an average salary of $30,790 per year. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in East Lansing is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in East Lansing

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Journalism professionals in East Lansing make a median yearly salary of $44,535. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,100 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $59,590 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in East Lansing


On average journalism professionals in East Lansing earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in East Lansing.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in East Lansing


Many of East Lansing's journalism professionals are graduates of the only accredited journalism school in the city.

Journalism Programs Offered In East Lansing


East Lansing's journalism schools offer 3 journalism degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In East Lansing


In 2010 approximately 181 students completed journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in East Lansing, Michigan

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