Which careers have the most earning potential for communication graduates?

After graduation, communication graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $94,986, while the bottom 20% make closer to $35,295. The median grad salary is $57,901.

Communication graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in communication is $36,725, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $49,194.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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