Does your ideal degree pay what you expect?
After graduation, environmental science graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $77,785, while the bottom 20% make closer to $32,043. The median grad salary is $49,924.
Environmental Science graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science is $38,688, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $39,755.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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