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Masters Degrees by Salary

Obviously salary ranges depend on the profession. It's an accepted reality that a master's degree in almost any field will result in an increased income over the life of a career. There are statistics that suggest this rule of thumb doesn't necessarily apply for some liberal arts degrees, but on the other hand there are many graduates with master's degrees that got into lucrative careers because of their graduate status. An MA in English or graphic arts can lead to careers in communications or advertising. For the following categories there is little doubt about the financial advantages of graduate education. All salary figures are taken from Payscale.com.

Master degree Salary Articles

Nearly 40 percent of all psychologists are self-employed. They usually work in private practice, but many of them work as private consultants independently. Although the job market for graduates from psychology degree programs, and the medical field in general, is expected to attain rapid growth, it will vary depending...
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Masters in Forensics Salaries Our brief list of salaried positions in the forensics field includes an assortment of professionals working in different areas of expertise. Forensics is a generic term when it comes to careers; the word describes activities that are related to providing information or evidence in a court of...
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MBA Salaries

MBA Salaries This is a high profile topic in light of the salaries paid employees of the top investment firms while the financial crisis in the U.S. rolled out during 2008 and 2009. Most of those young millionaires were MBA graduates who were able to land high paying jobs right out...
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Master of Public Administration Salaries Typically professionals who enter public service work their way up the seniority ladder and enjoy salary increases along the way. Pinpointing a salary range for a particular job title can be a challenge because of variations in salary and because smaller jurisdictions tend to have lower...
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Master of Social Work Salaries People who decide to undertake the rigorous academic exercise associated with a MSW degree are doing so out of compassion or some similar altruistic sentiment, because the jobs in social work do not pay commensurate with the education that is required. Even in cities and counties...
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Masters in Engineering Salaries We have selected ten of the most common choices for engineering degrees that correspond with strong career opportunities in the job market today. A graduate degree in engineering is still considered an exceptional academic asset, as many of the engineers working today are doing so having completed...
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Master in Accounting Salaries There is a world of career paths for graduates from a Master of Accounting program, from CPA work in a small firm, to management accounting in a corporate environment, to employment at the federal, state, or local level in a public agency. Many accountants who are interested...
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Masters in Organizational Leadership Salaries The best we can do in defining a salary range for this degree is to sample jobs that fit with the skills provided by organizational leadership training. There are organizational development experts working in every business sector today and in many of the public sector agencies...
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Masters in Homeland Security Salaries Many of the job opportunities in homeland security are in the public sector, and many of those are with one federal agency or another that is under the umbrella of the Department of Homeland Security. It's difficult to extract salaries associated with federal jobs because they...
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Masters in Psychology Salaries We have assembled a handful of career positions that have relatively large populations in this country and that align with a Masters in Psychology degree, in one or another area of specialization. There are a number of positions in industry that are described as consulting or analyst...
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