Should you pick your degree based on future salary?
After graduation, physical chemistry graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $98,155, while the bottom 20% make closer to $36,370. The median grad salary is $59,749.
Physical Chemistry graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in physical chemistry is $34,059, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $42,960.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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