Journalism Schools
In Seattle, Washington

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


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Journalism Employment

Seattle 1,070
Washington 1,990

Of the 1,990 journalism professionals employed in Washington State, 1,070 work in Seattle. The number of journalism professionals in Seattle has shrunk by 18% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for journalism professionals in Seattle has decreased, overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Journalism employment growth

2,290 2,540 2,460 2,510 1,990
1,300 1,430 1,380 1,460 1,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Journalism VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$47,550 $66,020 $63,030 $58,477 $51,590
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of journalism professionals in Seattle has shrunk, salaries for journalism professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,590 per year was earned by journalism professionals in Seattle. The average salary for journalism professionals in Seattle was $47,550 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Seattle

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Seattle journalism professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,440. The difference in pay between the journalism professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 288%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,685 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,955 per year.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Seattle

Creative Writing

Journalism professional salaries in Seattle are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Journalism schools in Seattle


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

Journalism Programs Offered In Seattle


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in journalism offered by Seattle's journalism schools.

Student Completed Journalism Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 74 students completed journalism courses in 2010.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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