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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in New York

7,564 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,716 Avg Salary
$22,569 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in New YorkCommunication & Journalism is one of the most popular subjects to study in New York. With 7,564 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 8th out of all the majors we track. This means that 0.0% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. 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.

For this year's Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in New York ranking, we looked at 58 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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.

Salaries of Communication & Journalism Majors After Graduation

After graduation, communication and journalism majors from schools in New York earn an average salary of $30,716 per year. Unfortunately, that is 23% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

The national average salary for communication and journalism bachelor's degree holders is $31,358. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in New York.

Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools in New York  30,716
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61,400
Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,358
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61,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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61,400

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Grads in New York

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

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in New York

#1

University at Albany

Albany, NY

University at Albany landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid communication and journalism school. UAlbany is a large public school located in the small city of Albany.

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#2

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Our rankings recognize Cornell University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Cornell is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Ithaca.

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#3

School of Visual Arts

New York, NY

Our rankings recognize School of Visual Arts as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of New York, SVA is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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#4

Adelphi University

Garden City, NY

Our rankings recognize Adelphi University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Adelphi is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Garden City.

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#5

Manhattan College

Riverdale, NY

Manhattan College comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Riverdale, Manhattan is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Fashion Institute of Technology earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of New York, FIT SUNY is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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New York University

New York, NY

Our rankings recognize New York University as the #7 school in this year's rankings. NYU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New York.

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#8

Fordham University

Bronx, NY

Fordham University comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Fordham U is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Bronx.

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#9

Iona College

New Rochelle, NY

Iona College earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of New Rochelle, Iona is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#10

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Marist College. Marist is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Poughkeepsie.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 37 4,603
New Jersey 33 2,116
Maryland 33 1,617
Delaware 30 245
District of Columbia 28 604

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 3,850
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 1,510
Public Relations & Advertising 1,191
Journalism 884
Communication & Journalism (Other) 129

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 15,332
Psychology 11,265
Education 4,512
History 2,103
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 1,050

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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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