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Hispanics: College Majors and Earnings

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Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce



Which majors are popular for Hispanics around the country and what are their respective annual earnings?

Majors are not perfectly aligned with occupations, but they do determine lifetime earnings. Today a college education is the gateway to the middle class. Hispanics who have not had access to economic resources over generations receive the most benefit from earning a Bachelor’s degree as their lifetime earnings increases.


Full Report

October 2015, Hispanics: College Majors and Earnings provides information on the national breakdown of Hispanics by majors. Which majors are the most popular for Hispanics? Which majors pay the most and the least? Learn what is the rate of completion for Hispanics in the fields of study of Business, Health, Education, and other undergraduate majors.

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Teachers and counselors, download, print and post this infographic for your students. You can also share it with them electronically.

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Earnings Web Tool




View median earnings for college majors nationally. This interactive web tool allows you to see how much college graduates earn by 15 major groups and 137 detailed major subgroups nationally and within states. To see data specific for Hispanics, we invite you to check out “Hispanics: College Majors and Earnings” pdf. Learn more about college majors, their earnings and share it with your friends!






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