Does your ideal degree pay what you expect?
After graduation, financial planning 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.
Financial Planning graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in financial planning is $47,774, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $70,105.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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