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After graduation, finance and related studies graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $134,092, while the bottom 20% make closer to $45,465. The median grad salary is $78,080.

Finance and Related Studies graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in finance and related studies is $49,860, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $69,939.

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

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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