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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in North Dakota

201 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,700 Avg Salary
$21,978 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Communication & Journalism School for You

Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in North DakotaWith 201 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, communication and journalism is the #11 most popular major in North Dakota. 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.

This year's Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in North Dakota ranking looked at 2 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

After graduation, communication and journalism majors from schools in North Dakota earn an average salary of $35,700 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 10% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 14% higher than the national average of $31,358 per year for communication and journalism graduates.

Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools in North Dakota  35,700
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Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,358
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71,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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71,400

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Grads in North Dakota

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in North Dakota

#1

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

University of North Dakota comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Grand Forks, UND is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Our rankings recognize North Dakota State University - Main Campus as the #2 school in this year's rankings. North Dakota State University is a fairly large public school located in the city of Fargo.

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#3

University of Mary

Bismarck, ND

University of Mary earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. UMary is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Bismarck.

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Minot State University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the remote town of Minot, MSU is a public college with a small student population.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the The Plains States Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 35 1,965
Minnesota 34 1,470
Kansas 32 910
South Dakota 32 176
Iowa 31 1,157
Nebraska 31 665

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 134
Public Relations & Advertising 44
Journalism 11
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 9
Communication & Journalism (Other) 3

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 667
Psychology 307
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 207
Social Sciences 186
History 51

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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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