Fairfield Ranks 9th Nationally in Salaries for Communications and Journalism Majors Says PayScale

Fairfield Ranks 9th Nationally in Salaries for Communications and Journalism Majors Says PayScale

Fairfield University has been ranked 9th in the nation out of 637 institutions offering communications and journalism degrees by PayScale’s 2018-19 College Salary Report.

PayScale’s annual report, based on the salaries of 3.2 million college graduates, provides estimates of early and mid-career pay for 2,646 associate and bachelor’s degree-granting institutions throughout the U.S. For communications and journalism majors, PayScale looked at 637 institutions offering four-year degrees.

Also included with Fairfield on this year’s top 10 list of Best Schools for Communications Majors by Salary Potential are University of Pennsylvania, Stanford, Vanderbilt, University of California – Berkeley and University of Virginia.

The verified data used in PayScale’s annual College Salary Report is collected through its ongoing, online compensation survey. According to PayScale, “Users provide data about their jobs, compensation, employer, demographics and educational background. In return, PayScale provides them with a detailed compensation report that compares their compensation to others like them.”

PayScale, Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand compensation data and software, and real-time, data-driven insights for employees and employers. Small businesses to Fortune 500 companies use PayScale for compensation decisions for more than 18 million employees at companies such as Dish Network, Getty Images, Skullcandy, Time Warner, T-Mobile, Macy's, Sunsweet, UnitedHealth Group, Stihl and Wendy's.

 

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