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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Media Studies Graduates in Nevada

259 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,967 Avg Salary
$25,697 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Communication & Media Studies School for You

Highest Paid Communication & Media Studies Graduates in NevadaWith 259 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, communication and media studies is the #12 most popular major in Nevada. This means that of the 55,113 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.5% were from a college or university in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Communications Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

For this year's Highest Paid Communication & Media Studies Graduates in Nevada ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in communications.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Communication & Media Studies Majors

The average communication and media studies major who graduates from a school in Nevada earns about $32,967 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 17% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $31,626 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in communications.

Average Salary for Communications Graduates from Schools in Nevada  32,967
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66,000
Average Salary for Communications Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,626
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66,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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66,000

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Media Studies Grads in Nevada

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid communication and media studies majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Communications Graduates in Nevada

Our rankings recognize University of Nevada - Las Vegas as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Las Vegas, UNLV is a public school with a fairly large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in communications from the school is $32,900.

On average, communications graduates from UNLV take out $21,849 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $219, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of Nevada - Reno earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. UNR is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Reno. Communications majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $31,000.

Communications majors at UNR take out an average of $17,893 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $141.

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Best Communication & Media Studies Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Media Studies Schools in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 254 7,572
Washington 229 1,194
Oregon 178 440
Hawaii 115 241
Alaska 79 8

Communication & Media Studies is one of 5 different types of Communication & Journalism programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Journalism 138

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to UNU-WIDER from Helsinki, Finland.

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