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After graduation, behavioral science graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $71,246, while the bottom 20% make closer to $29,270. The median grad salary is $45,666.

Behavioral Science graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science is $28,790, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $39,345.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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