Best Careers in Communications
What you can do with a communications degree.
Fundraiser | Bachelor's Degree | $52,970/year
Fundraisers raise money and other donations for an organization by organizing campaigns and events. Read our article Become a Fundraiser for more information.
Public Relations (PR) Manager | Bachelor's Degree | $101,510/year
A public relations manager would implement and test strategies to enhance the public image of a client or organization. They may also coordinate fundraising campaigns for their organizations. Read our article Become a Public Relations Manager for more information.
Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers | Bachelor's Degree | $123,450/year
Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers plan promotional or advertising strategies to promote a product or service. They often test those strategies with focus groups prior to launch. Read our article Become a Advertising, Promotion, and Marketing Manager for more information.
Reporter | Bachelor's Degree | $37,720/year
Reporters, correspondents, and broadcast news analysts inform the local, national, and international public about events or news that is currently happening. The rate of growth is -9%. Read our article Become a Reporter for more information.
Librarian | Bachelor's Degree | $56,170/year
Librarians typically help people in search of information and conducting research or preparing for tests. The size and type of library would determine the various duties performed. The rate of growth is 2%. Read our article Become a Librarian for more information.
Interpreter and Translator | Bachelor's Degree | $43,590/year
Interpreters and translators relay information from one language to another. They may help students interpret tests, politicians communicate with other officials, or even transcribing text from one language to another. Read our article Become an Interpreter and Translator for more information.
Speech-Language Pathologist (Speech Therapist) | Master's Degree | $71,550/year
A speech therapist will assist to improve communication impairments caused by a variety of medical, mental, and emotional reasons. They test the person's initial ability and improve their ability over time. The rate of growth for the profession is 21%. Read our article Become a Speech-Language Pathologist for more information.
Technical Writer | Bachelor's Degree | $69,030/year
Technical writer positions are growing at a rate of 10%. They create instructional or technical manuals (even tests), articles, or other documents that relay complex information in an organized and easy-to-follow manner. Read our article Become a Technical Writer for more information.
Writer and Author | Bachelor's Degree | $60,250/year
Writers and authors do extensive research so that they can give authentic detail in the written material they develop for books, advertisements, movie scripts, magazines, and other written materials. Read our article Become a Technical Writer for more information.
Editor | Bachelor's Degree | $56,010/year
Editors plan, revise, and coordinate material for publication in newspapers, magazines, books, or websites. Read our article Become an Editor for more information.
This information was pulled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov).