Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.
After graduation, business graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $113,149, while the bottom 20% make closer to $38,254. The median grad salary is $65,791.
Business graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in business is $39,515, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $54,258.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for business graduates
As per most recent US census
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