Salary can be a strong indicator of overall career satisfaction.
After graduation, ethics graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $90,592, while the bottom 20% make closer to $26,235. The median grad salary is $48,751.
Ethics graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in ethics is $36,878, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $43,539.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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