Communication & Journalism

2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Ohio

3,878 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,215 Avg Salary
$26,039 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in OhioIn 2018-2019, communication and journalism students earned 3,878 bachelor's degrees from a Ohio school, making the subject the 7th in the state. This means that of the 96,549 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 4.0% were from a college or university in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Ohio ranking analyzed 24 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism.

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 Communication & Journalism Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, communication and journalism majors that go to school in Ohio go on to jobs making an average of $31,215 per year. That's not so great, since it is 22% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $31,358 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in communication and journalism.

Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools in Ohio  31,215
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62,400
Average Salary for Communication & Journalism Graduates from Schools Nationwide  31,358
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62,400
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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62,400

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2021 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Grads in Ohio

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Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates in Ohio

Miami University - Oxford comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Miami University - Oxford is a large public school located in the town of Oxford.

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#1

The College of Wooster

Wooster, OH

The College of Wooster earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Wooster College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Wooster.

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Franklin University

Columbus, OH

Franklin University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Columbus, Franklin University is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

Our rankings recognize University of Dayton as the #3 school in this year's rankings. UDayton is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Dayton.

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Ohio State University - Main Campus earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Ohio State is a very large public school located in the city of Columbus.

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Denison University

Granville, OH

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Denison University. Located in the suburb of Granville, Denison is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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John Carroll University

University Heights, OH

John Carroll University comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. John Carroll is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of University Heights.

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The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Cincinnati - Main Campus. Located in the large city of Cincinnati, UC is a public college with a very large student population.

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Delaware, OH

Ohio Wesleyan University comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. OWU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Delaware.

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Capital University

Columbus, OH

Capital University comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Columbus, Capital is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 3,290
Illinois 34 3,692
Indiana 33 2,483
Wisconsin 31 1,839

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 1,976
Public Relations & Advertising 713
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 658
Journalism 484
Communication & Journalism (Other) 47

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Majors Similar to Communication & Journalism

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 4,508
Education 4,322
Psychology 3,520
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 1,091
History 814

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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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