Should you pick your degree based on future salary?
After graduation, biochemistry graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $87,608, while the bottom 20% make closer to $32,234. The median grad salary is $53,141.
Biochemistry graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry is $36,345, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $44,038.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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