Pittsburg has a general population of 56,769 and an overall student population of 10,773. Approximately 10,773 of Pittsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer journalism programs.
Pittsburg's largest journalism school is Los Medanos College. In 2010, Los Medanos College graduated approximately 3 students from its journalism program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in journalism in Pittsburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $738 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for journalism related books and supplies each year.
Many journalism graduates choose to work as journalists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pittsburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 12,700 journalists in California, 210 were working in the greater Pittsburg area. Pittsburg's journalist workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a journalist in Pittsburg is $26,240 per year, which is lower than the average for journalists state-wide.