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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in South Carolina

1,254 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,494 Avg Salary
$26,025 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Communication & Journalism School for You

Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in South CarolinaIn 2018-2019, communication and journalism students earned 1,254 bachelor's degrees from a South Carolina school, making the subject the 8th 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. 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 South Carolina ranking analyzed 13 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 South Carolina earn an average salary of $28,494 per year. That's not so great, since it is 28% 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 9% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in South Carolina.

Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools in South Carolina  28,494
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Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,358
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57,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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57,000

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Grads in South Carolina

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 South Carolina

#1

Furman University

Greenville, SC

Furman University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Furman is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Greenville.

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#2

College of Charleston

Charleston, SC

College of Charleston earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Charleston, C of C is a public school with a large student population.

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#3

Coker College

Hartsville, SC

Coker College comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Coker is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Hartsville.

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Our rankings recognize University of South Carolina - Upstate as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize suburb of Spartanburg, USCU is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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Our rankings recognize University of South Carolina - Columbia as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Columbia, Carolina is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#6

Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

Winthrop University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid communication and journalism school. Winthrop is a medium-sized public school located in the small city of Rock Hill.

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#7

Bob Jones University

Greenville, SC

Bob Jones University landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid communication and journalism school. Bob Jones University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Greenville.

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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
Florida 34 5,356
Virginia 34 2,014
Georgia 33 2,936
North Carolina 32 3,586
Tennessee 32 1,630
West Virginia 32 425
Alabama 32 1,729
Louisiana 31 894
Kentucky 31 1,576
Arkansas 30 797

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 771
Public Relations & Advertising 298
Journalism 99
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 75
Communication & Journalism (Other) 11

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 1,701
Education 1,665
Psychology 1,543
History 449
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 154

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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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