Which careers have the most earning potential for religious studies graduates?
After graduation, religious studies graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $93,482, while the bottom 20% make closer to $27,072. The median grad salary is $50,306.
Religious Studies graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in religious studies is $40,807, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $46,566.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for religious studies graduates
The highest paying career for religious studies graduates is clergy, with top salaries averaging around $58,004.
As per most recent US census
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