Communication Studies

Careers & Salaries

Recent studies confirm that employers continue to highly favor individuals with strong communication skills when hiring and promoting. According to Business Insider, a Communication major can lead to many kinds of high-paying jobs.

A journalism major emphasizes writing for the print media. It serves a twofold purpose: to prepare students for transfer to a four-year college or university, and to provide entry-level skills to those who want to change careers.

A few examples of jobs include:

  • Advertising and Promotions Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Public Relations and Fundraising Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Communications Teacher
  • Technical Writer
  • Patient Representative
  • Interviewer
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Reporter or Correspondent
  • Editor
  • Photographer

For detailed career and salary information, visit the LBCC Career Coach.

All career information and statistics listed here are provided by the State of Oregon.