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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Idaho

622 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,660 Avg Salary
$25,026 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Communication & Journalism School for You

Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in IdahoCommunication & Journalism is one of the most popular subjects to study in Idaho. With 622 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 7th out of all the majors we track. This means that of the 96,549 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.6% were from a college or university in the state. The communication and journalism school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates.

For this year's Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Idaho ranking, we looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in communication and journalism.

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 & Journalism Majors

The average communication and journalism major who graduates from a school in Idaho earns about $31,660 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 20% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

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 Idaho.

Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools in Idaho  31,660
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63,400
Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,358
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63,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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63,400

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Grads in Idaho

The following colleges produce the highest paid communication and journalism graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Idaho

#1

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Idaho. Located in the town of Moscow, Idaho is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#2

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

Idaho State University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. ISU is a large public school located in the small city of Pocatello.

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Boise State University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid communication and journalism school. Located in the medium-sized city of Boise, Boise State is a public college with a very large student population.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Journalism Schools in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 34 1,791
Utah 33 1,291
Montana 31 145
Wyoming 25 60

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 495
Public Relations & Advertising 90
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 21
Journalism 16

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 813
Psychology 569
Social Sciences 515
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 496
History 112

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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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