Around half of communications staff hold master’s degree or above

Over 40% of staff were hired with a communications degree on average

Around half of central banks’ communications staff have a master’s degree or a PhD, data from the Communications Benchmarks 2023 suggests.

Central banks were asked to indicate the proportion of their communications staff with PhD, master’s, undergraduate and other qualifications. Responses from 34 central banks show that an average 2.6% of communications staff have a PhD, while 46% have a master’s degree. An average 40.2% of communications staff have an undergraduate degree as their highest

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