Salary is one factor that leads to overall satisfaction in a career.
After graduation, mental and social health services graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $83,391, while the bottom 20% make closer to $38,724. The median grad salary is $56,826.
Mental and Social Health Services graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in mental and social health services is $33,981, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $47,379.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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