Journalism Schools
In Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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


Professional Trends

Milwaukee Vs. Wisconsin Journalism Employment

Milwaukee 590
Wisconsin 2,000

Of the 2,000 journalism professionals employed in Wisconsin, 590 work in Milwaukee. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of journalism professionals in Milwaukee has grown by 18%. As the number of journalism professionals in Milwaukee has increased, overall employment in Milwaukee has also increased.

Milwaukee Vs. Wisconsin Journalism employment growth

1,960 2,160 2,200 2,290 2,000
500 640 400 680 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Wisconsin
  • Dark Yellow: Milwaukee

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Milwaukee

$41,193 $47,173 $56,270 $37,665 $35,660
$40,030 $41,490 $42,980 $44,080 $45,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Milwaukee
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Milwaukee

In Milwaukee, salaries for journalism professionals have decreased. Milwaukee journalism professionals made $35,660 per year, on average, in 2010. Journalism professionals in Milwaukee made a yearly average salary of $41,193, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of journalism professionals in Milwaukee is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Milwaukee

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Milwaukee journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $29,875. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 196%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,185 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $59,685 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Milwaukee

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Milwaukee


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Milwaukee


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

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Milwaukee


Approximately 35 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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