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2021 Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates in Georgia

181 Bachelor's Degrees
$41,000 Avg Salary
$25,362 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies School for You

Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates in GeorgiaArea, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies is the #28 most popular major in Georgia with 181 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.7% of all the area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies bachelor's degrees in the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Majors

The average area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies major who graduates from a school in Georgia earns about $41,000 per year during the early years of their career. This is comparable to the national average salary for a typical college graduate from any field.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 38% higher than the national average of $29,703 per year for area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies graduates.

Average Salary for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates from Schools in Georgia  41,000
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82,000
Average Salary for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates from Schools Nationwide  29,703
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82,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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82,000

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2021 Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Grads in Georgia

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates in Georgia

#1

Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Emory University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of Atlanta, Emory is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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University of Georgia

Athens, GA

Our rankings recognize University of Georgia as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UGA is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Athens.

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#3

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA

Our rankings recognize Morehouse College as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Atlanta, Morehouse is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Georgia State University. Located in the city of Atlanta, Georgia State is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Savannah State University earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Savannah, Savannah State University is a public school with a small student population.

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Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 34 3
Florida 34 211
Virginia 34 272
West Virginia 32 2
Tennessee 32 84
North Carolina 32 489
South Carolina 32 83
Alabama 32 34
Louisiana 31 19
Kentucky 31 74
Arkansas 30 1

Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Ethnic Studies 97
Area Studies 84

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 3,510
Psychology 3,467
Communication & Journalism 2,936
Education 2,694
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 716

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to G. Mützel.

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