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2021 Highest Paid Communications Technologies & Support Graduates in the Southwest Region

242 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,243 Avg Salary
$29,441 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Communications Technologies & Support School for You

Highest Paid Communications Technologies & Support Graduates in the Southwest 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, 242 went to students in the Southwest 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 Southwest Region ranking looked at 4 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.

How Much Do Communications Technologies & Support Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, communications technologies and support majors that go to school in the Southwest Region go on to jobs making an average of $28,243 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 29% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in communications technologies and support is $26,543. This means that degree holders from schools in the Southwest Region make 6% more than their countrywide peers.

Average Salary for Communications Technologies & Support Graduates from Schools in the Southwest Region  28,243
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Average Salary for Communications Technologies & Support Graduates from Schools Nationwide  26,543
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56,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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56,400

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2021 Highest Paid Communications Technologies & Support Grads in the Southwest Region

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

Best Schools for Highly Paid Communications Technologies & Support Graduates in the Southwest Region

#1

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Texas State University. Located in the small city of San Marcos, Texas State is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Our rankings recognize The Art Institute of Austin as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Austin, The Art Institute of Austin is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

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Our rankings recognize The Art Institute of Houston as the #2 school in this year's rankings. The Art Institute of Houston is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the large city of Houston.

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New Mexico State University - Main Campus landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid communications technologies and support school. Located in the suburb of Las Cruces, New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a public college with a large student population.

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University of Central Oklahoma landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid communications technologies and support school. UCO is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Edmond.

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Best Communications Technologies & Support Colleges by State

Explore the best communications technologies and support schools for a specific state in the Southwest region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Arizona 33 85
Texas 33 95
Oklahoma 33 32
New Mexico 30 30

Communications Technologies & Support Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Graphic Communications 167
Audiovisual Communications 47
Other Communication Technology 28

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 15,674
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 13,102
Computer & Information Sciences 8,301
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 3,370
Physical Sciences 2,984

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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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