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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Montana

145 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,050 Avg Salary
$24,424 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Communication & Journalism School for You

Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in MontanaIn 2018-2019, 145 bachelor's degrees were awarded to communication and journalism students who went to a Montana college or university. This makes it the #13 most popular major in the state. 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. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Montana ranking looked at 1 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 Montana earns about $24,050 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 40% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

On a nationwide level, communication and journalism majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $31,358. That's 23% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Montana.

Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools in Montana  24,050
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48,200
Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,358
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48,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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48,200

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Grads in Montana

The highest paid communication and journalism majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Montana

Our rankings recognize Montana State University - Billings as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Billings, Montana State University - Billings is a public college with a small student population.

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The University of Montana earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. University of Montana is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Missoula.

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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
Idaho 34 622
Utah 33 1,291
Wyoming 25 60

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 74
Journalism 58
Public Relations & Advertising 13

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 521
Social Sciences 375
Psychology 274
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 194
History 104

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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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