At a Glance
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Careers for Social Science Majors
A social science major’s typical starting salary is $30,000. The typical salary after 10-19 years is $64,000.
*Note: Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit payscale.com.
Job Titles of People with Social Science Degrees
- Associate Director of Education, North Carolina Museum of Art
- Principle Editor, Sepphoris in Galilee: Crosscurrents of Culture
- President and CEO, Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc.
- Paleontologist, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
- Legislative Assistant, Florida Congressman Pete Peterson
- Partner, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
- Ada County Field Supervisor, Assisting Angels Home Care