Journalism Schools
In Portland, Oregon

The city of Portland has only one school where journalism faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism education in Portland, which includes journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Journalism Employment

Portland 810
Oregon 1,240

Exactly 810 of the 1,240 journalism professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of journalism professionals in Portland has grown by 1%. Overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Journalism employment growth

1,560 1,640 1,490 1,270 1,240
800 910 880 740 810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$40,325 $52,430 $57,673 $57,343 $63,957
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for journalism professionals in Portland have increased. Portland journalism professionals made $63,957 per year, on average, in 2010. Journalism professionals in Portland made a yearly average salary of $40,325, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of journalism professionals in Portland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Portland

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Portland journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $53,537. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 347%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,080 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $116,517 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Portland

Creative Writing

Journalism professional salaries in Portland are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Portland


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Portland

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

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Portland

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Journalism Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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