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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Oklahoma

1,027 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,512 Avg Salary
$24,030 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in OklahomaIn 2018-2019, communication and journalism students earned 1,027 bachelor's degrees from a Oklahoma school, making the subject the 8th in the state. This means that 0.0% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school 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.

For this year's Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Oklahoma ranking, we looked at 5 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.

Salaries of Communication & Journalism Majors After Graduation

The average communication and journalism major who graduates from a school in Oklahoma earns about $30,512 per year during the early years of their career. Unfortunately, that is 23% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a communication and journalism degree is $31,358. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools in Oklahoma  30,512
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Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,358
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61,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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61,000

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Grads in Oklahoma

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 Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. University of Oklahoma is a fairly large public school located in the midsize suburb of Norman.

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University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Tulsa. Located in the city of Tulsa, University of Tulsa is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Our rankings recognize Southern Nazarene University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. SNU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Bethany.

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Oral Roberts University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Tulsa, ORU is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Oklahoma City University. Located in the large city of Oklahoma City, OCU is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Oklahoma Christian University comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Edmond, OC is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Oklahoma State University - Main Campus landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid communication and journalism school. Located in the town of Stillwater, Oklahoma State is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Cameron University

Lawton, OK

Cameron University comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Cameron University is a small public school located in the small city of Lawton.

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Langston University

Langston, OK

Langston University comes in at #9 in this year's ranking. Langston University is a small public school located in the rural area of Langston.

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Oklahoma Baptist University earned the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings. OBU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Shawnee.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Southwest Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Arizona 33 2,431
Texas 33 6,731
New Mexico 30 117

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Public Relations & Advertising 367
Journalism 316
Communication & Media Studies 303
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 34
Communication & Journalism (Other) 7

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 1,293
Psychology 1,034
Social Sciences 790
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 435
History 200

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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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