North Canton, OH has two journalism schools within its city limits. Walsh University, the highest ranked school in the city with a journalism program, has a total student population of 2,760. It is the 2333rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 133rd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Journalism students from North Canton schools who go on to become journalists, media journalists, investigative journalists, broadcast journalists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Broadcast news analysts make on average $67,990 per year and there are about 5,820 of them employed in the US today.
North Canton lies in Stark county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Canton-Massillon area has 166,050 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $17.47/hr average worker wage, and a $36,350 average annual salary.
Of the 2 journalism schools in North Canton, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Walsh University comes out as the most expensive ($17,248/yr) for journalism students, with Stark State College of Technology as the lowest, reported at only $12,210/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North Canton|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||21.3 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||26.8 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||39.4 miles|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||44.6 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||46.2 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||46.9 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||58.4 miles|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||61.2 miles|