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Chip Rogers

Ten Lowest Earning College Degrees

By Chip Rogers Posted May 29, 2013 12:26pm (EDT)
Studio Arts is One of the Majors Not Expected to See Job or Salary Growth

Studio Arts is One of the Majors Not Expected to See Job or Salary Growth


Undoubtedly a college degree will improve your earning potential.

In fact, statistics show that college graduates earn 40% over a lifetime than workers without a degree. However, that does not mean all college diplomas are equal, when it comes to career earning potential.

According to Kiplingers.com, the personal financial advice and business site, here are the 10 worst college majors for your career:

1. Anthropology- Median salary for recent grads $28,000

2. Fine Arts - Unemployment rate for recent grads 12.6%

3. Film & Photography- Unemployment rate for recent grads 12.9%

4. Philosophy & Religious Studies- Median salary for recent grads $30,000

5. Graphic Design- Unemployment rate for recent grads 11.8%

6. Studio Arts- Unemployment rate for recent grads 11.1%

7. Liberal Arts - Unemployment rate for recent grads 9.2%

8. Drama & Theater Arts- Median salary for recent grads $26,000

9. Sociology - Median Salary for recent grads $32,000

10. English - Median salary for recent grads $32,000

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