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2023 General Studies Salary

There are about 911,096 students enrolled in General Studies in the USA.

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Begining college is a major investment for most undergraduates. It's important to be assured you get a strong return on that investment. We aim for the following income and job placement information to assist you in deciding your focus at college.

Right out of college, General Studies majors generate $29,087 a year on average (bottom 16%). After a bit more experience in their careers, they can make as much as $81,360 down to $22,093, but average approximately $43,081. To put it in context, that is 12% above the nation's average.

The most common job title for a General Studies graduate is Service Representative, which by and large make approximately $22,000; next are Inside Sales Representative and Analyst, which typically earn more or less $26,000 and $54,000 respectively.

The best paid region for General Studies graduates is The Southwest. WV has the most well paid General Studies alumni of any state. Northeast 10 Conference has the most well paid General Studies graduates of any conference..

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