Is the cost of this degree worth the salary it leads to?
After graduation, english graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $85,729, while the bottom 20% make closer to $30,556. The median grad salary is $51,182.
English graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in english is $33,370, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $42,703.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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