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Journalism Schools
In Sacramento, California

Journalism faculty can choose to work at one of 4 journalism schools in Sacramento. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in journalism in the city of Sacramento, which encompasses journalism training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Journalism Employment

Sacramento 530
California 9,290

Of the 9,290 journalism professionals employed in California, 530 work in Sacramento. There has been a 34% decline in the number of journalism professionals in Sacramento between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of journalism professionals in Sacramento has decreased, overall employment in Sacramento has also decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Journalism employment growth

12,010 12,080 11,660 9,990 9,290
800 690 670 650 530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$39,295 $42,015 $65,403 $61,393 $67,013
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

Salaries for journalism professionals in Sacramento have increased. Sacramento journalism professionals made $67,013 per year, on average, in 2010. Journalism professionals in Sacramento made a yearly average salary of $39,295, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Sacramento.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Sacramento

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

Sacramento journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $53,317. The 10% of journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,660 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $78,925 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Creative Writing

On average journalism professionals in Sacramento earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Sacramento.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Sacramento


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Sacramento


Sacramento's journalism schools offer 3 journalism degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Sacramento


Approximately 41 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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