A high salary does not necessarily mean high satisfaction.
After graduation, human development graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $60,981, while the bottom 20% make closer to $27,362. The median grad salary is $40,848.
Human Development graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in human development is $24,250, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $37,218.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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