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Average Salaries

College Money Matters

Average Salaries

Average Salaries

Based on selected degrees and majors

Does your major result in a high return on college investment? In other words, will the major you select result in a salary that will allow you to live a lifestyle you want for the rest of your life? 

To help with this answer, first find out a realistic estimate of your possible salary your first year out of college. Remember, where you live and any money you owe (debt) will impact the value of every dollar you earn.

Check out Georgia’s Hot Careers.  It shows fast-growing jobs in Georgia with above average wages and at least 100 expected job openings every year.

Explore actual earnings and jobs held by graduates of specific college majors and discover ways to increase your chances of getting the job you want with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook.