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7. Liberal arts

May 8, 2019

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Median wage early career: $33,400Median wage mid-career: $60,000Unemployment rate: 6.7%Underemployment rate: 58.4%Share with graduate degree: 27.8%

A liberal arts major is characterized by its breadth of subjects, including the humanities, arts, sciences, and social sciences. With such a diverse curriculum, liberal arts majors can engage in a variety of careers and industries. Sales, marketing, business, journalism, and public relations are just a few examples of career paths. Liberal arts majors have the second highest unemployment rate on this list.