Lifetime Earnings by Degree Program
You’ve made it!
After four years of dedication, hard work, and long nights, you’re finally graduating! Before you begin to navigate the complicated world of post-graduation life (financial aid exit interviews, anyone?), we thought we’d show you a couple of infographics to help take away the sting of those student loan repayments you’ll soon be facing.
The United States Census Bureau provides statistics on the typical lifetime earnings for various careers, including engineering, computer science, math, business, and biology. A biologist with a bachelor’s degree can expect to make over $2million in their lifetime, while engineers, computer scientists, and mathematicians can expect over $3million. These figures only grow when master’s doctoral, or professional degrees are considered. Take a look: