Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.
After graduation, fine arts graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $67,242, while the bottom 20% make closer to $22,937. The median grad salary is $39,272.
Fine Arts graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts is $25,096, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $36,768.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for fine arts graduates
As per most recent US census
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