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2023 Journalism Salary

There are about 33,711 students enrolled in Journalism in the USA.

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Paying for college is a massive investment for most. It is important to make sure you are well positioned to payback your investment. We hope the following earnings and career stats help you make an informed decision when picking your major.

In year one after school, Journalism students bring home $35,607 per annum on average (close to national median 59th percentile). Further into their work lives, they can earn as much as $81,973 per year to as little as $25,978, but average more or less $45,983. Just so you know, that's 19% greater than the U.S. average.

The most common work title for a Journalism graduate is Analyst, which ordinarily earn close to $54,000; next are Account Executive and Marketing Internship, which usually make around $36,000 and $24,000 respectively.

New England has the highest grossing Journalism graduates. CT has the highest grossing Journalism alumni of any state. The highest grossing conference for Journalism graduates is Great Northwest Athletic Conference.

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