Is the cost of this degree worth the salary it leads to?
After graduation, divinity graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $70,536, while the bottom 20% make closer to $20,605. The median grad salary is $38,123.
Divinity graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in divinity is $30,744, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $40,935.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for divinity graduates
The highest paying career for divinity graduates is clergy, with top salaries averaging around $58,004.
As per most recent US census
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