Salary is one factor that leads to overall satisfaction in a career.
After graduation, ecology and related studies graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $72,484, while the bottom 20% make closer to $29,545. The median grad salary is $46,277.
Ecology and Related Studies graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in ecology and related studies is $28,121, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $44,246.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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