Mass Communications Career Insights

Career opportunities

Communications is an important component of many organizations and allows you for a variety of career opportunities from advertising and broadcasting to public relations, journalism and new media technologies. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, media and communications occupations are projected to have 43,200 new jobs nationally by 2026, a growth rate of 6%. The median annual wage of a media professional is $56,340.

Career opportunities in media and communications have a broad range of specialties to consider. The US Department of Labor provides national and state employment, wage and career information for many media and communications professions: