Does your ideal degree pay what you expect?

After graduation, radio and television graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $81,224, while the bottom 20% make closer to $30,805. The median grad salary is $50,022.

Radio and Television graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in radio and television is $32,524, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $42,499.

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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