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2023 Child Development Salary

There are about 20,612 students enrolled in Child Development in the USA.

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Starting college is an important investment for most. It's critical to have confidence you justify your spend. We wish for the following income and job placement data to support you in making a well informed decision when choosing your focus.

In year one out of school, Child Development majors earn $29,969 a year on average (bottom 18%). With experience in their employment, they can generate as high as $70,099 a year to as little as $23,942, but average roughly $41,080. Just so you know, that's 6% north of the national average.

The most common job title for a Child Development graduate is Licensed Practical Nurse, which for the most part earn approximately $34,000; next are Home Health Aid and Medical Assistant, which normally make near $19,000 and $25,000 respectively.

New England has the highest grossing Child Development graduates. The best paid state for Child Development alumni is NE. The most well paid conference for Child Development graduates is Appalachian Athletic Conference.

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