Is the cost of this degree worth the salary it leads to?

After graduation, european studies graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $86,545, while the bottom 20% make closer to $30,584. The median grad salary is $51,448.

European Studies graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in european studies is $31,703, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $49,224.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

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