Salary can be a strong indicator of overall career satisfaction.
After graduation, physical science graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $126,696, while the bottom 20% make closer to $30,806. The median grad salary is $62,475.
Physical Science graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in physical science is $37,914.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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