Is the cost of this degree worth the salary it leads to?

After graduation, materials science graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average.

Materials Science graduate salaries over time

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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