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Journalism Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

There are 4 journalism schools in Pittsburgh for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism education in Pittsburgh, which includes journalism training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Journalism Employment

Pittsburgh 950
Pennsylvania 4,500

Exactly 950 of Pennsylvania's 4,500 journalism professionals work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, in Pittsburgh, there has been a 5% decline in the number of journalism professionals. As the number of journalism professionals in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Journalism employment growth

4,700 2,470 5,190 4,800 4,500
1,000 940 1,000 910 950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$34,100 $34,025 $35,455 $37,955 $39,130
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

Salaries for journalism professionals in Pittsburgh have increased. In 2010 Pittsburgh journalism professionals earned an average yearly salary of $39,130. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for journalism professionals in Pittsburgh was $34,100 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Journalism professionals in Pittsburgh make a median yearly salary of $35,400. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 230%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,970 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,840 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Pittsburgh


There are 4 accredited journalism schools in the city. Many of Pittsburgh's journalism professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Journalism Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in journalism offered by Pittsburgh's journalism schools.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Pittsburgh


In 2010 approximately 103 students graduated from journalism courses.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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