Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.

After graduation, pharmaceutical science graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $158,535, while the bottom 20% make closer to $43,994. The median grad salary is $83,514.

Pharmaceutical 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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