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After graduation, ancient history graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $94,624, while the bottom 20% make closer to $32,074. The median grad salary is $55,091.
Ancient History graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in ancient history is $30,842, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $45,618.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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