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2023 American Studies Salary

There are about 4,306 students enrolled in American Studies in the USA.

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Enrolling in college is a massive investment for most undergraduates. It's important to be confident you are able to make back that investment. With that in mind, we hope the following income and career insights help you in deciding your major at college.

The average American Studies major makes a starting income of $33,320 a year (bottom 35%). Later on in their jobs, they can bring in as high as $80,984 to as little as $26,996, but average approximately $47,169. For context, that is 22% higher than the nation wide average.

The most popular job for an American Studies graduate is Analyst, which generally make roughly $54,000; next are Account Executive and Outside Sales Representative, which by and large earn more or less $36,000 and $42,000 respectively.

The highest earning region for American Studies graduates is New England. The best paid state for American Studies alumni is ME. Atlantic 10 Conference has the highest earning American Studies graduates of any conference..

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