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Journalism Schools
In San Francisco, California

Journalism faculty can choose to work at one of 2 journalism schools in San Francisco. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in San Francisco, and the future trends. Academia in journalism includes journalism training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Journalism Employment

San Francisco 1,030
California 9,290

Exactly 1,030 of the 9,290 journalism professionals employed in California, work in San Francisco. The number of journalism professionals in San Francisco has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in San Francisco has increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Journalism employment growth

12,010 12,080 11,660 9,990 9,290
1,330 1,580 1,400 1,100 1,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$57,300 $72,867 $74,970 $49,625 $60,930
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

Salaries for journalism professionals in San Francisco have increased. In 2010 San Francisco journalism professionals earned an average yearly salary of $60,930. The average salary for journalism professionals in San Francisco was $57,300 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in San Francisco

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

San Francisco journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,723. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 378%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,733 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $118,110 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in San Francisco


Many of San Francisco's journalism professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited journalism schools in the city.

Journalism Programs Offered In San Francisco


San Francisco's journalism school offers one journalism degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In San Francisco


Approximately 108 students graduated from journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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