- You might get really lucky and make $32,000 dollars a year; of course you are just as likely to earn $23,000 dollars a year (that's below the poverty level for a family of four).
- 35% of graduates will be employed in jobs that they did not even need a college degree for.
- 58% of graduates will be employed in low wage service jobs (waiting tables, janitors, maids, cashiers, etc.; on the bright side, those are honorable professions).
- It is a little unclear but it looks like only 7% of Religious Studies majors find employment in the field. You could be that one in fourteen who actually makes it (comparatively) big.
- You will be competing with over 54,000 people for that job.
- A Religious Studies major is more likely to find employment than someone in Mormon Studies.
- The faceless person who sets your insurance premiums will likely start out at at least double your salary.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Why You Should Go Into Mormon Studies
According to this article if you get a degree in Religious Studies (of which Mormon Studies is a subset) you can look forward to the following: