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Journalism Schools
In Irvine, California

Journalism faculty can choose to work at only one journalism school in Irvine. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Irvine, and the future trends. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Irvine Vs. California Journalism Employment

Irvine 790
California 9,290

Exactly 790 of California's 9,290 journalism professionals work in Irvine. There has been a 17% decline in the number of journalism professionals in Irvine between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Irvine has also decreased.

Irvine Vs. California Journalism employment growth

12,010 12,080 11,660 9,990 9,290
950 1,030 880 880 790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Irvine

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Irvine

$45,455 $43,680 $41,390 $38,695 $41,515
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Irvine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Irvine

As the number of journalism professionals in Irvine has shrunk, salaries for journalism professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Irvine journalism professionals earned an average yearly salary of $41,515. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for journalism professionals in Irvine was $45,455 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Irvine.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Irvine

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Journalism professionals in Irvine make a median yearly salary of $37,065. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,915 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 184% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Irvine

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Irvine


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Irvine


There is one degree and certificate program in journalism offered by Irvine's journalism school.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Irvine


In 2010 approximately 71 students graduated from journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Irvine, California

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