Is your future salary worth the time in school?
After graduation, finance 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 graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in finance is $47,598, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $68,385.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for finance graduates
As per most recent US census
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