Journalism Schools
In Lincoln, Nebraska

Journalism faculty can choose to work at only one journalism school in Lincoln. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism education in Lincoln, which includes journalism training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism
  • Masters degree in Journalism


Professional Trends

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Journalism Employment

Lincoln 190
Nebraska 1,070

Of the 1,070 journalism professionals employed in Nebraska, 190 work in Lincoln. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lincoln, there has been a 24% decline in the number of journalism professionals. As the number of journalism professionals in Lincoln has decreased, overall employment in Lincoln has also decreased.

Lincoln Vs. Nebraska Journalism employment growth

1,050 960 1,060 990 1,070
250 180 220 180 190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Nebraska
  • Dark Yellow: Lincoln

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Lincoln

$26,700 $28,330 $23,080 $26,615 $25,680
$35,110 $35,970 $37,060 $37,730 $39,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Lincoln
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lincoln

In Lincoln, salaries for journalism professionals have decreased. Lincoln journalism professionals made $25,680 per year, on average, in 2010. Journalism professionals in Lincoln made a yearly average salary of $26,700, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of journalism professionals in Lincoln is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Lincoln

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Journalism professionals make a median salary of $19,665 per year in Lincoln. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 187%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $15,640 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $44,880 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Lincoln

Creative Writing

Lincoln journalism professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Lincoln


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Lincoln


Lincoln's journalism schools offer 4 journalism degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Lincoln


In 2010 approximately 101 students completed journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Lincoln, Nebraska

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