Should you pick your degree based on future salary?
After graduation, urban studies graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $88,660, while the bottom 20% make closer to $26,434. The median grad salary is $48,411.
Urban Studies graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in urban studies is $32,280, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $42,262.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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