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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Hawaii

268 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,400 Avg Salary
$21,102 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Communication & Journalism School for You

Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in HawaiiOut of the 30 majors we analyze each year, communication and journalism was ranked 8th in Hawaii. In fact, 268 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.0% of all the communication and journalism bachelor's degrees in the country. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Communication & Journalism list to help you make the college decision.

This year's Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Hawaii ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when 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 & Journalism Majors

After graduation, communication and journalism majors from schools in Hawaii earn an average salary of $26,400 per year. Unfortunately, that is 34% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

On a nationwide level, communication and journalism majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $31,358. That's 16% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Hawaii.

Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools in Hawaii  26,400
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52,800
Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,358
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52,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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52,800

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Grads in Hawaii

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Hawaii

University of Hawaii at Manoa earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. UHM is a fairly large public school located in the city of Honolulu.

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Hawaii Pacific University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid communication and journalism school. Located in the city of Honolulu, Hawaii Pacific University is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 37 10,634
Washington 34 1,862
Oregon 30 1,312
Alaska 29 38
Nevada 29 397

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 241
Journalism 17
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 10

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 492
Psychology 367
Education 292
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 118
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 94

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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 Josh Hallett.

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