Salary is one factor that leads to overall satisfaction in a career.
After graduation, child psychology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $56,528, while the bottom 20% make closer to $34,789. The median grad salary is $44,346.
Child Psychology graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in child psychology is $28,317, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $40,737.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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