Graduate Salary
4 years
Avg Length

Aboriginal Studies Requirements

Aboriginal studies look at the intellectual and cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples around the globe, exploring the unique complexities and broad, diverse cultures associated with Indigenous people. This is done through multidisciplinary coursework in Indigenous/Aboriginal governance and other disciplines including politics, anthropology, history, religious studies, and conflict resolution studies.

Aboriginal Studies Careers

The career trajectory of people with an Aboriginal Studies degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Aboriginal Studies degrees have experience in is Political Scientist, followed by Auditor, Executive Assistant, Consultant, Retail Salesperson, Digital Marketing Specialist, Derrick Operator, Food Server, Career Counselor, and Baker.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Political Scientist 5.6% 0.2% 36.1×
Auditor 5.6% 0.3% 20.2×
Executive Assistant 11.1% 0.7% 16.5×
Consultant 5.6% 0.8% 7.3×
Retail Salesperson 11.1% 3.5% 3.2×
Digital Marketing Specialist 5.6% 0.6% 9.8×
Derrick Operator 6.3% 0.0% 1188.4×
Food Server 5.6% 3.6% 1.5×
Career Counselor 5.6% 0.2% 26.8×
Baker 5.6% 0.3% 20.6×

Aboriginal Studies Salary

Aboriginal Studies graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

Percentile Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)
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Aboriginal Studies Underemployment

Aboriginal Studies graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

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