Does your ideal degree pay what you expect?
After graduation, neuroscience graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $71,168, while the bottom 20% make closer to $21,436. The median grad salary is $39,059.
Neuroscience graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience is $33,762, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $45,452.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for neuroscience graduates
As per most recent US census
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