Does your dream degree lead to your dream salary?
After graduation, molecular biology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $95,178, while the bottom 20% make closer to $34,079. The median grad salary is $56,953.
Molecular Biology graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology is $28,506, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $40,641.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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