Unlocking Your Earning Potential With A Degree

Most of us would like to earn more. If you’re keen to climb the ladder at work, or you’d love to have a better-paid job, you might be toying with the idea of undertaking a degree. Studying is one of the best ways to strengthen your resume and give yourself the best shot at getting the job you want.

The infographic below shows some popular degree programs and some of the jobs you could potentially secure if you have the relevant qualifications. From accounting and economics to marketing and information management, there’s a diverse range of courses on offer.

If you’ve always been interested in numbers and figures, and you’re keen on a career in accountancy or finance, there are several options available. You could apply for a Bachelor of Science program in Finance, Accounting or Economics, or if you have already have qualifications under your belt, consider a Master’s degree. Accountants and auditors earn around $63,550, while a budget analyst has an average salary of $69,280. Financial analysts with a Master’s in Accounting earn up to $87,000 per year. 

For those who are passionate about using and analyzing data, there’s an ever-increasing range of career options available. A computer systems analyst with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems can earn around $80,000 per year, while the median salary for a computer and information systems manager is over $120,000. 

Whether you’re exploring new career options, or you’re keen to increase your earning potential, it’s beneficial to think about studying. 

Infographic Design By University of Alabama Birmingham

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