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Journalism Schools In Nevada

Journalism classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited journalism schools in Nevada. The trends in Nevada's journalism academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the following levels:


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Journalism Employment

Nevada 1,000
National 105,350

Of all of the journalism professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nevada state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Nevada

1,370 1,240 1,400 1,120 1,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, journalism is a shrinking field. 370 less journalism professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of journalism professionals has shrunk by 27%. This decline is faster than the national trend for journalism professionals which shows a 12% decrease in the number of journalism professionals working around the nation.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Nevada

$45,503 $51,573 $47,923 $52,043 $52,533
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of journalism professionals is declining, the salaries paid to journalism professionals are increasing in Nevada. The mean salary for journalism professionals in 2006 was $45,503 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $52,533 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Nevada

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Thus, journalism professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Nevada state, within the field of journalism, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid journalism professionals earn 301% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Nevada

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In Nevada, journalism professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nevada


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited journalism schools in Nevada is decreasing. In 2006, 111 students graduated from journalism courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 101 students graduated.

Thus there was a 9% percent decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada. 50% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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