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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in New Mexico

117 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,733 Avg Salary
$18,500 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Communication & Journalism School for You

Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in New MexicoIn 2018-2019, 117 bachelor's degrees were awarded to communication and journalism students who went to a New Mexico college or university. This makes it the #17 most popular major in the state. This means that of the 96,549 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.1% 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 New Mexico ranking analyzed 3 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.

Comparing Average Salaries of Communication & Journalism Majors

After graduation, communication and journalism majors from schools in New Mexico earn an average salary of $25,733 per year. That's not so great, since it is 35% 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 graduates with a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism is $31,358. That's about 18% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in New Mexico.

Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools in New Mexico  25,733
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Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,358
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51,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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51,400

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Grads in New Mexico

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in New Mexico

University of New Mexico - Main Campus landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid communication and journalism school. Located in the large city of Albuquerque, UNM is a public college with a very large student population.

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Our rankings recognize Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is a medium-sized public school located in the remote town of Portales.

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New Mexico State University - Main Campus comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Las Cruces.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Southwest Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Arizona 33 2,431
Texas 33 6,731
Oklahoma 33 1,027

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Journalism 99
Communication & Media Studies 18

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 652
Education 611
Social Sciences 433
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 121
History 92

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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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