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Posted October 15, 2015 by

Salary Data and Occupational Outcomes for Humanities Majors

46.9% of recent graduates in this major are employed full-time. These are the top occupations for recent graduates in Humanities:

 

Occupation First Year Avg. Salary Pct of Other Humanities grads in this occ
Clergy  $31,700 8.4%
Retail Salespersons  $26,000 4.7%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants  $23,900 3.9%
Customer Service Representatives  $27,000 3.3%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education  $31,200 2.1%
Receptionists and Information Clerks  $16,900 2.0%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers  $29,100 1.9%
File Clerks  $23,000 1.9%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education  $24,500 1.6%
Waiters and Waitresses  $19,400 1.6%
Note: Values in the right hand column do not total to 100% as we do not include occupations of less than 1%. Data courtesy of Educate to Career.
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Salary Data and Occupational Outcomes for Visual and Performing Arts Majors

48.0% of recent graduates in this major are employed full-time. These are the top occupations for recent graduates in Visual and Performing Arts:

 

Occupation First Year Avg. Salary Pct of Visual and Performing Arts grads in this occ
Commercial and Industrial Designers  $27,100 5.5%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants  $22,800 5.1%
Waiters and Waitresses  $20,000 3.8%
Producers and Directors  $35,700 3.5%
Retail Salespersons  $21,800 3.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers  $28,900 3.1%
Customer Service Representatives  $26,300 2.6%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education  $23,700 2.2%
Receptionists and Information Clerks  $29,600 2.2%
Editors  $44,800 1.7%
Bartenders  $27,500 1.7%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors  $18,100 1.6%
Art Directors  $39,500 1.6%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products  $43,400 1.6%
Office Clerks, General  $44,300 1.4%
Music Directors and Composers  $19,300 1.4%
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks  $25,700 1.3%
Food Service Managers  $32,900 1.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers  $46,800 1.1%
Social and Community Service Managers  $24,800 1.1%
Photographers  $27,300 1.1%
Note: Values in the right hand column do not total to 100% as we do not include occupations of less than 1%. Data courtesy of Educate to Career.
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Salary Data and Occupational Outcomes for Sociology

53.9% of recent graduates in this major are employed full-time. These are the top occupations for recent graduates in Sociology:

 

Occupation First Year Avg. Salary Pct of Sociology grads in this occ
Child, Family, and School Social Workers  $28,000 7.3%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants  $27,400 5.1%
Retail Salespersons  $16,200 4.6%
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors  $26,800 4.0%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers  $39,300 3.6%
Personal Care Aides  $23,200 2.5%
Waiters and Waitresses  $22,600 2.3%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education  $29,200 2.3%
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers  $46,900 2.2%
Customer Service Representatives  $18,500 2.2%
Managers, All Other  $32,200 2.1%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors  $16,200 1.9%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants  $36,000 1.9%
Receptionists and Information Clerks  $79,200 1.8%
Human Resources Specialists  $42,500 1.6%
Childcare Workers  $15,200 1.6%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education  $19,800 1.5%
Note: Values in the right hand column do not total to 100% as we do not include occupations of less than 1%. Data courtesy of Educate to Career.
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Salary Data and Occupational Outcomes for Social Work Majors

54.4% of recent graduates in this major are employed full-time. These are the top occupations for recent graduates in Social Work:

 

Occupation First Year Avg. Salary Pct of Social Work grads in this occ
Child, Family, and School Social Workers  $28,800 33.6%
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors  $24,400 5.6%
Customer Service Representatives  $19,800 5.0%
Note: Values in the right hand column do not total to 100% as we do not include occupations of less than 1%. Data courtesy of Educate to Career.
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Salary Data and Occupational Outcomes for Psychology Majors

47.5% of recent graduates in this major are employed full-time. These are the top occupations for recent graduates in Psychology:

 

Occupation First Year Avg. Salary Pct of Psychology grads in this occ
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors  $25,800 6.0%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers  $28,200 5.9%
Customer Service Representatives  $25,100 3.4%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants  $22,500 3.4%
Human Resources Specialists  $32,000 3.2%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education  $32,300 2.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers  $30,100 2.6%
Waiters and Waitresses  $20,700 2.5%
Receptionists and Information Clerks  $25,500 2.2%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary  $22,500 1.9%
Home Health Aides  $25,000 1.8%
Childcare Workers  $16,700 1.7%
Retail Salespersons  $25,200 1.6%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education  $16,400 1.5%
Exercise Physiologists  $23,500 1.5%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors  $22,600 1.4%
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists  $22,200 1.3%
Office Clerks, General  $20,600 1.2%
Nuclear Technicians  $25,600 1.2%
Registered Nurses  $35,200 1.1%
Personal Care Aides  $16,600 1.1%
Managers, All Other  $38,100 1.1%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants  $34,300 1.1%
Teacher Assistants  $22,400 1.1%
Cashiers  $20,200 1.0%
Note: Values in the right hand column do not total to 100% as we do not include occupations of less than 1%. Data courtesy of Educate to Career.
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Salary Data and Occupational Outcomes for Political Science / Government Majors

58.6% of recent graduates in this major are employed full-time. These are the top occupations for recent graduates in Political Science / Government:

 

Occupation First Year Avg. Salary Pct of Political Science/Government grads in this occ
Paralegals and Legal Assistants  $27,900 6.2%
Retail Salespersons  $25,200 4.4%
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education  $34,000 4.3%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants  $32,300 4.1%
Managers, All Other  $37,900 3.4%
Customer Service Representatives  $33,600 3.0%
Court Reporters  $23,500 2.9%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers  $30,800 2.4%
Office Clerks, General  $16,900 2.0%
Receptionists and Information Clerks  $25,500 1.9%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products  $46,000 1.8%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary  $27,100 1.6%
Emergency Management Directors  $33,100 1.5%
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors  $12,300 1.5%
Fundraisers  $26,400 1.5%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers  $30,100 1.4%
Waiters and Waitresses  $21,000 1.4%
Marketing Managers  $41,000 1.3%
Health Educators  $18,200 1.1%
Human Resources Specialists  $29,200 1.0%
Accountants and Auditors  $45,200 1.0%
Note: Values in the right hand column do not total to 100% as we do not include occupations of less than 1%. Data courtesy of Educate to Career.
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Salary Data and Occupational Outcomes for Liberal Arts and Sciences / General Studies Majors

50.3% of recent graduates in this major are employed full-time. These are the top occupations for recent graduates in Liberal Arts and Sciences / General Studies:

 

Occupation First Year Avg. Salary Pct of Liberal Arts and Sciences/General Studies grads in this occ
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education  $36,600 8.9%
Retail Salespersons  $28,000 3.5%
Customer Service Representatives  $26,000 3.4%
Waiters and Waitresses  $20,300 3.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers  $32,400 3.1%
Note: Values in the right hand column do not total to 100% as we do not include occupations of less than 1%. Data courtesy of Educate to Career.
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Salary Data and Occupational Outcomes for History Majors

52.0% of recent graduates in this major are employed full-time. These are the top occupations for recent graduates in History:

 

Occupation First Year Avg. Salary Pct of History grads in this occ
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education  $26,000 4.7%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants  $27,700 3.8%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers  $32,400 3.0%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education  $37,100 3.0%
Retail Salespersons  $31,800 2.3%
Customer Service Representatives  $25,400 2.3%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants  $26,900 2.3%
Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators  $19,800 1.8%
Office Clerks, General  $15,300 1.7%
Human Resources Specialists  $40,800 1.6%
Managers, All Other  $34,100 1.6%
Waiters and Waitresses  $26,800 1.5%
Accountants and Auditors  $73,600 1.4%
Food Service Managers  $32,100 1.4%
Teacher Assistants  $11,600 1.3%
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists  $30,000 1.3%
Computer Systems Analysts  $39,800 1.3%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents  $63,400 1.3%
Note: Values in the right hand column do not total to 100% as we do not include occupations of less than 1%. Data courtesy of Educate to Career.
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Salary Data and Occupational Outcomes for Foreign Languages and Literatures Majors

48.9% of recent graduates in this major are employed full-time. These are the top occupations for recent graduates in Foreign Languages and Literatures:

 

Occupation First Year Avg. Salary Pct of Foreign Languages and Literatures grads in this occ
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education  $37,100 7.4%
Customer Service Representatives  $26,500 5.2%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education  $29,100 4.5%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants  $31,500 4.1%
Waiters and Waitresses  $18,600 3.4%
Note: Values in the right hand column do not total to 100% as we do not include occupations of less than 1%. Data courtesy of Educate to Career.
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Salary Data and Occupational Outcomes for English Language and Literature / Letters Majors

52.9% of recent graduates in this major are employed full-time. These are the top occupations for recent graduates in English Language and Literature / Letters:

 

Occupation First Year Avg. Salary Pct of English Language and Literature/Letters grads in this occ
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education  $30,800 6.4%
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants  $24,900 4.4%
Customer Service Representatives  $24,000 3.0%
Retail Salespersons  $24,600 3.0%
Managers, All Other  $36,200 2.6%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education  $33,300 2.6%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors  $19,700 2.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers  $24,900 2.3%
Waiters and Waitresses  $30,600 2.3%
Writers and Authors  $30,000 2.3%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants  $28,900 2.2%
Editors  $33,300 2.0%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary  $23,400 1.6%
Broadcast News Analysts  $19,200 1.5%
Receptionists and Information Clerks  $18,500 1.5%
Advertising and Promotions Managers  $43,700 1.4%
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education  $21,400 1.4%
Human Resources Specialists  $25,100 1.4%
Public Relations Specialists  $35,700 1.3%
Accountants and Auditors  $35,000 1.3%
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors  $30,300 1.3%
Marketing Managers  $30,900 1.1%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products  $32,000 1.1%
Commercial and Industrial Designers  $52,800 1.1%
Teacher Assistants  $24,900 1.1%
Cashiers  $18,300 1.0%
Note: Values in the right hand column do not total to 100% as we do not include occupations of less than 1%. Data courtesy of Educate to Career.