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2021 Highest Paid Communications Technologies & Support Graduates in the Great Lakes Region

712 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,150 Avg Salary
$27,886 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Communications Technologies & Support Graduates in the Great Lakes RegionCommunications Technologies & Support is the #30 most popular major in the country with 4,706 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 712 went to students in the Great Lakes region of the United States. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Communications Technologies & Support Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Communications Technologies & Support Graduates in the Great Lakes Region ranking looked at 14 colleges that offer a bachelor's in communications technologies and support.

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.

Salaries of Communications Technologies & Support Majors After Graduation

After graduating, communications technologies and support majors that go to school in the Great Lakes Region go on to jobs making an average of $29,150 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 27% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Looking at communications technologies and support schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $26,543. This means that graduates from schools in the Great Lakes Region make 10% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Communications Technologies & Support Graduates from Schools in the Great Lakes Region  29,150
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58,400
Average Salary for Communications Technologies & Support Graduates from Schools Nationwide  26,543
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58,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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58,400

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2021 Highest Paid Communications Technologies & Support Grads in the Great Lakes Region

The following colleges produce the highest paid communications technologies and support graduates.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Communications Technologies & Support Graduates in the Great Lakes Region

#1

Baker College

Flint, MI

Baker College comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Baker College is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Flint.

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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Stout as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Menomonie, UW - Stout is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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#3

Carroll University

Waukesha, WI

Carroll University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of Waukesha, Carroll U is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Our rankings recognize Illinois State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Normal, Illinois State is a public school with a very large student population.

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#5

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

Our rankings recognize Ferris State University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the distant town of Big Rapids, Ferris is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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University of Wisconsin - Platteville earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. UW - Platteville is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Platteville.

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The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Bowling Green State University - Main Campus. Located in the fringe town of Bowling Green, BGSU is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#8

Bradley University

Peoria, IL

Bradley University comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Bradley is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Peoria.

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Our rankings recognize Columbia College Chicago as the #9 school in this year's rankings. Columbia is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Chicago.

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The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Western Illinois University. WIU is a moderately-sized public school located in the remote town of Macomb.

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Best Communications Technologies & Support Colleges by State

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 252
Ohio 34 138
Illinois 34 210
Indiana 33 62
Wisconsin 31 50

Communications Technologies & Support Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Graphic Communications 536
Audiovisual Communications 148
Communications Technology 14
Other Communication Technology 14

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Majors Similar to Communications Technologies & Support

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 21,847
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 17,550
Computer & Information Sciences 12,414
Mathematics & Statistics 4,802
Physical Sciences 4,506

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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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