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2021 Highest Paid Audiovisual Communications Graduates

1,340 Bachelor's Degrees
$23,913 Avg Salary
$33,944 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Audiovisual Communications School for You

Highest Paid Audiovisual Communications GraduatesIn 2018-2019, 1,340 people earned their bachelor's in audiovisual communications, making the major the #150 most popular in the United States. 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 Audiovisual list to help you make the college decision.

For this year's Highest Paid Audiovisual Communications Graduates ranking, we looked at 20 colleges that offer a bachelor's in audiovisual.

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 Audiovisual Communications Majors

After graduating, audiovisual communications majors that go to school in the United States go on to jobs making an average of $23,913 per year. Unfortunately, that is 40% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

Average Salary for Audiovisual Graduates from Schools Nationwide  23,913
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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2021 Highest Paid Audiovisual Communications Grads in the United States

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

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Audiovisual Graduates

#1

SAE Expression College

Emeryville, CA

Our rankings recognize SAE Expression College as the #1 school in this year's rankings. SAE Expression College is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the large suburb of Emeryville. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in audiovisual from the school is $28,800.

After completing their bachelor's degree, audiovisual graduates from SAE Expression College carry an average student debtload of $35,895. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $398.

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#2

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

Ferris State University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid audiovisual communications school. Ferris is a large public school located in the distant town of Big Rapids. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in audiovisual from the school is $28,500.

On average, audiovisual graduates from Ferris take out $30,231 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $294.

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Our rankings recognize New England Institute of Technology as the #3 school in this year's rankings. New England Tech is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of East Greenwich. Audiovisual majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $28,200.

After completing their bachelor's degree, audiovisual graduates from New England Tech carry an average student debtload of $30,180. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $280.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Columbia College Chicago. Located in the city of Chicago, Columbia is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in audiovisual from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $26,300.

The average amount in student loans that audiovisual majors at Columbia take out while working on their bachelor's is $25,036. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $265.

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Our rankings recognize The Art Institute of Austin as the #5 school in this year's rankings. The Art Institute of Austin is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Austin. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, audiovisual majors make an average salary of $25,500.

The average amount in student loans that audiovisual majors at The Art Institute of Austin take out while working on their bachelor's is $38,379. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $415, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Our rankings recognize The Art Institute of Houston as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Houston, The Art Institute of Houston is a private for-profit college with a fairly small student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, audiovisual majors make an average salary of $25,500.

After completing their bachelor's degree, audiovisual graduates from The Art Institute of Houston carry an average student debtload of $38,379. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $415, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Bowie State University comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Bowie State University is a moderately-sized public school located in the suburb of Bowie. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, audiovisual majors make an average salary of $25,200.

Audiovisual majors at Bowie State University take out an average of $23,540 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $251.

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#8

Buffalo State

Buffalo, NY

Buffalo State landed the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid audiovisual communications school. Buffalo State is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Buffalo. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, audiovisual majors make an average salary of $24,900.

Audiovisual majors at Buffalo State take out an average of $21,414 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $223, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#9

Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

Rowan University landed the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid audiovisual communications school. Rowan is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Glassboro. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, audiovisual majors make an average salary of $23,000.

On average, audiovisual graduates from Rowan take out $20,813 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $223, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#10

Husson University

Bangor, ME

Our rankings recognize Husson University as the #10 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Bangor, Husson is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Audiovisual majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $22,300.

On average, audiovisual graduates from Husson take out $25,829 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $280.

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Audiovisual Communications by Region

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Audiovisual Communications is one of 3 different types of Communications Technologies & Support programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Graphic Communications 2,944
Communications Technology 319
Other Communication Technology 103

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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).
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