6. Insurance sales agents
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Master’s degree premium: 8.3% higher (+$5,000 per year)Median annual salary for master’s degree: $65,000Median annual salary for bachelor’s degree: $60,000Percent of employees with a master’s degree: 7.0%Projected job growth by 2026: 9.9%
Insurance can be complicated ( although maybe not in all cases ). The most helpful insurance sales agents work directly with potential customers to understand their needs and determine the best insurance products for their situation.