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Journalism Schools In Oregon

Journalism classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited journalism schools in Oregon. The trends in Oregon'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. Clackamas Community College

    19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, Oregon 97045-8980

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Linn-Benton Community College

    6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, Oregon 97321

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Mt Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon 97030

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Portland

    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Journalism Employment

Oregon 1,240
National 105,350

Approximately 1% of the country's journalism professionals work in Oregon state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Oregon

1,560 1,640 1,490 1,270 1,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, journalism is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 320 less journalism professionals working in Oregon than there were in 2006. This represents a 21% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for journalism professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of journalism professionals has shrunk by 12% between 2006 and 2010.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$46,770 $42,637 $46,317 $47,213 $53,010
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by journalism professionals is increasing in Oregon. The mean salary for journalism professionals in 2006 was $46,770 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $53,010 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Oregon

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This represents a 12% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 289% pay differential between the highest paid journalism professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of journalism in Oregon.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Oregon

Creative Writing

Journalism professionals in Oregon earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited journalism schools in Oregon is decreasing. In 2006, 115 students graduated from journalism courses in Oregon. And in 2010, 105 students graduated.

This represents a 9% decrease in the number of journalism degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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