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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Florida

5,356 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,923 Avg Salary
$22,112 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in FloridaCommunication & Journalism is one of the most popular subjects to study in Florida. With 5,356 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, 0.0% were from a college or university in the state. 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 Florida ranking analyzed 22 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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.

How Much Do Communication & Journalism Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, communication and journalism majors from schools in Florida earn an average salary of $30,923 per year. That's not so great, since it is 22% 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 Florida.

Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools in Florida  30,923
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Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,358
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61,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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61,800

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Grads in Florida

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

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

#1

Flagler College - St Augustine

Saint Augustine, FL

Flagler College - St Augustine comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Flagler St. Augustine is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Saint Augustine.

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#2

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

Our rankings recognize Florida State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Florida State is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Tallahassee.

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Our rankings recognize Florida International University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. FIU is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Miami.

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#4

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

Our rankings recognize University of Florida as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Gainesville, U of F is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#5

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Florida Atlantic University. Located in the city of Boca Raton, FAU is a public college with a very large student population.

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#6

Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid communication and journalism school. JU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Jacksonville.

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Florida Institute of Technology landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid communication and journalism school. Located in the city of Melbourne, Florida Tech is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.

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#8

Stetson University

DeLand, FL

The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Stetson University. Stetson is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of DeLand.

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#9

Rollins College

Winter Park, FL

Our rankings recognize Rollins College as the #9 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Winter Park, Rollins is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#10

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Miami. U Miami is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Coral Gables.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 34 778
Virginia 34 2,014
Georgia 33 2,936
North Carolina 32 3,586
Alabama 32 1,729
Tennessee 32 1,630
West Virginia 32 425
South Carolina 32 1,254
Louisiana 31 894
Kentucky 31 1,576
Arkansas 30 797

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 2,982
Public Relations & Advertising 1,241
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 822
Journalism 310
Communication & Journalism (Other) 1

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Majors Similar to Communication & Journalism

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 7,399
Social Sciences 7,385
Education 4,383
History 824
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 588

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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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