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Occupational Report for Media and Communication Workers, All Other (27-3099) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

All media and communication workers not listed separately.

Employment Outlook for Media and Communication Workers, All Other
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was at about the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be somewhat lower than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable, but limited, employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Media and Communication Workers, All Other There are 1 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 1 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Family Services Program Specialist 7/2/14 Coos Bay DOE
Job Openings from the Web for Media and Communication Workers, All Other There are no openings for this occupation.
State of Oregon License Information for Media and Communication Workers, All Other No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Media and Communication Workers, All Other
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Note: This occupation has a large share of part-time workers.
Annual wages for occupations with a large share of part-time workers may overstate actual income.
Oregon Statewide $10.78 $14.84 $24.23 $31.54 $43.36 $25.46 $52,976
Multnomah / Washington 11.06 15.70 25.47 33.12 44.72 26.81 55,758
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 11.42 13.74 21.83 27.26 32.73 21.34 44,390
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 9.50 12.24 21.37 27.31 29.67 19.74 41,057
Jackson / Josephine 10.72 15.63 18.36 20.79 22.35 17.45 36,290
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Media and Communication Workers, All Other
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 477 549 72 15.1% 7 6 13
Multnomah / Washington 272 309 37 13.6% 4 4 8
Clackamas 44 51 7 15.9% 1 1 2
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 29 33 4 13.8% 0 0 0
Lane 28 29 1 3.6% 0 0 0
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 24 25 1 4.2% 0 0 0
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 13 13 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Jackson / Josephine 13 14 1 7.7% 0 0 0
Douglas 8 11 3 37.5% 0 0 0
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 7 7 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Morrow / Umatilla 3 3 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Coos / Curry 1 1 0 0.0% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Media and Communication Workers, All Other
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 477
Total All Industries Private 376
Manufacturing Private 38
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing Private 37
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing Private 35
Information Private 123
Publishing Industries (except Internet) Private 10
Wage and Salary Workers, Second Job in Animal Production Private 57
Motion Picture and Video Industries Private 57
Wage and Salary Workers, Second Job in Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry Private 49
Radio and Television Broadcasting Private 49
Finance and Insurance Private 21
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities Private 19
Insurance Carriers Private 16
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Private 14
Real Estate Private 11
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Private 97
Legal Services Private 39
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services Private 38
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 13
Administrative and Support Services Private 13
Educational Services Private 11
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Private 13
Other Services (except Government) Private 23
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations Private 23
Total All Industries State 16
Educational Services State 14
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools State 14
Total All Industries Local 79
Transportation and Warehousing Local 12
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportion Local 12
Urban Transit Systems Local 12
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Local 12
Real Estate Local 12
Lessors of Real Estate Local 12
Educational Services Local 20
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Local 12
Local Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals Local 27
Educational Requirements for Media and Communication Workers, All Other The typical entry level education for this occupation is a Bachelor's degree. In addition, short-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Media and Communication Workers, All Other
  • Apply Active Listening Techniques
  • Apply Microphone Techniques
  • Apply Public Relations Techniques
  • Arrange Teleconference Calls
  • Conduct Investigations And Research
  • Make Presentations
  • Meet Deadlines
  • Operate Recording Or Broadcast Studio Controls
  • Plan And Assign Duties To Employees
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Provide Meeting Materials And Audio-Video Equipment
  • Schedule Appointments
  • Understand, Use, And Communicate Technical Information
  • Use Correct Grammar, Punctuation And Spelling
  • Use Desktop Publishing Software
  • Use Graphics Design Software
  • Use Interviewing Techniques
  • Work As A Team Member
  • Write Headlines
Schools and Training Providers for Media and Communication Workers, All Other The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045-8980
Phone: (503) 657-6958 x2313
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Media and Communication Workers, All Other These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Clackamas Community College
Umpqua Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Media and Communication Workers, All Other matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap