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2021 Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates in Montana

375 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,367 Avg Salary
$23,047 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates in MontanaOut of the 31 majors we analyze each year, social sciences was ranked 6th in Montana. In fact, 375 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that of the 154,751 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.2% were from a college or university in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates in Montana ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in social sciences.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when 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.

Salaries of Social Sciences Majors After Graduation

The average social sciences major who graduates from a school in Montana earns about $30,367 per year during the early years of their career. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 24% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

On a nationwide level, social sciences majors with a bachelor's degree earn an average salary of $33,901. That's 10% more than salaries for students who graduate from schools in Montana.

Average Salary for Social Sciences Graduates from Schools in Montana  30,367
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60,800
Average Salary for Social Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  33,901
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60,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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60,800

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2021 Highest Paid Social Sciences Grads in Montana

The highest paid social sciences majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Social Sciences Graduates in Montana

Montana State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid social sciences school. Located in the town of Bozeman, MSU Bozeman is a public college with a large student population.

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The University of Montana landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid social sciences school. Located in the small city of Missoula, University of Montana is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Montana State University - Billings earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Montana State University - Billings is a small public school located in the midsize city of Billings.

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Best Social Sciences Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 34 2,969
Idaho 34 515
Utah 33 2,002
Wyoming 25 157

Social Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Sociology 149
Political Science & Government 110
Anthropology 53
Economics 39
Geography & Cartography 15

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 521
Psychology 274
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 194
Communication & Journalism 145
History 104

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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 AndrГ© KГјnzelmann.

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