Should you pick your degree based on future salary?
After graduation, sports management graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $67,406, while the bottom 20% make closer to $27,897. The median grad salary is $43,364.
Sports Management graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in sports management is $28,740, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $44,858.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for sports management graduates
The highest paying career for sports management graduates is athlete, with top salaries averaging around $66,439.
As per most recent US census
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