Graduate Salary
4 years
Avg Length

Family And Consumer Sciences Requirements

Students in Family and Consumer Sciences learn about child development, family relations, consumer economics, personal finance, fashion design, housing, and nutrition. They also learn about issues that affect individuals, families, and communities - especially issues that relate to the basic needs of food, shelter, clothing, and relationships.

Family And Consumer Sciences Careers

The career trajectory of people with a Family And Consumer Sciences degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Family And Consumer Sciences degrees have experience in is Childcare Worker, followed by Rehabilitation Counselor, Nanny, Family Social Worker, Preschool Teacher, Career Counselor, Marriage Therapist, Seamstress, Insurance Appraiser, and Wedding Planner.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Childcare Worker 6.3% 1.0% 6.1×
Rehabilitation Counselor 1.1% 0.0% 30.9×
Nanny 3.6% 0.6% 6.1×
Family Social Worker 2.4% 0.1% 17.4×
Preschool Teacher 1.8% 0.4% 5.2×
Career Counselor 1.5% 0.2% 7.3×
Marriage Therapist 0.6% 0.0% 24.5×
Seamstress 1.5% 0.0% 35.7×
Insurance Appraiser 0.9% 0.1% 18.2×
Wedding Planner 1.0% 0.0% 21.8×

Family And Consumer Sciences Salary

Family And Consumer Sciences graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

Percentile Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)
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Family And Consumer Sciences Underemployment

Family And Consumer Sciences graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

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