Salary can be a strong indicator of overall career satisfaction.
After graduation, homeland security graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $90,468, while the bottom 20% make closer to $29,354. The median grad salary is $51,533.
Homeland Security graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in homeland security is $34,363, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $52,331.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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