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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Maine

172 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,480 Avg Salary
$27,961 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Communication & Journalism School for You

Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in MaineIn 2018-2019, 172 bachelor's degrees were awarded to communication and journalism students who went to a Maine college or university. This makes it the #14 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.2% 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.

This year's Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Maine ranking analyzed 3 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 Maine earn an average salary of $31,480 per year. That's not so great, since it is 21% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a communication and journalism degree is $31,358. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools in Maine  31,480
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Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,358
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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63,000

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Grads in Maine

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 Maine

University of Southern Maine earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of Portland, University of Southern Maine is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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#2

University of Maine

Orono, ME

University of Maine earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of Orono, UMaine is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Saint Joseph's College of Maine comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the rural area of Standish, Saint Joseph's Maine is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#3

Husson University

Bangor, ME

Our rankings recognize Husson University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Husson is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Bangor.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the New England Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Vermont 33 173
Rhode Island 32 548
Massachusetts 32 2,856
New Hampshire 31 739
Connecticut 31 1,308

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 119
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 28
Journalism 13
Public Relations & Advertising 12

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 822
Psychology 415
Education 397
History 139
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 134

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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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