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

489 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,100 Avg Salary
$22,375 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates in North CarolinaIn 2018-2019, 489 bachelor's degrees were awarded to area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies students who went to a North Carolina college or university. This makes it the #25 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.0% of all the area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies bachelor's degrees in the country. The area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates.

For this year's Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates in North Carolina ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies.

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 North Carolina earns about $29,100 per year during the early years of their career. That's not so great, since it is 27% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

The national average salary for area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies bachelor's degree holders is $29,703. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in North Carolina.

Average Salary for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates from Schools in North Carolina  29,100
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Average Salary for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates from Schools Nationwide  29,703
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58,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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58,200

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

Learn more about the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies graduates.

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

#1

Duke University

Durham, NC

Our rankings recognize Duke University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Durham, Duke is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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Our rankings recognize University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Chapel Hill, UNC Chapel Hill is a public college with a very large student population.

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University of North Carolina at Charlotte landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies school. Located in the large city of Charlotte, UNC Charlotte is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#4

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

East Carolina University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. ECU is a very large public school located in the small city of Greenville.

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University of North Carolina at Greensboro comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. UNC Greensboro is a fairly large public school located in the city of Greensboro.

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Guilford College

Greensboro, NC

Guilford College comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Greensboro, Guilford is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Our rankings recognize University of North Carolina at Pembroke as the #7 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Pembroke, UNCP is a public school with a medium-sized 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 Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 34 3
Florida 34 211
Virginia 34 272
Georgia 33 181
Alabama 32 34
Tennessee 32 84
West Virginia 32 2
South Carolina 32 83
Louisiana 31 19
Kentucky 31 74
Arkansas 30 1

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

Major Annual Graduates
Area Studies 304
Ethnic Studies 185

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 4,716
Psychology 3,623
Communication & Journalism 3,586
Education 2,587
History 890

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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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