A high salary does not necessarily mean high satisfaction.
After graduation, education graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $73,685, while the bottom 20% make closer to $25,150. The median grad salary is $43,048.
Education graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in education is $35,944, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $40,276.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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