Many of us reach a point in our lives where we’d like to earn more. One of the best ways to boost your income is to invest in yourself by means of training or studying. Gaining a degree is likely to open doors and enable you to apply for jobs with a more substantial salary.
The infographic below outlines some of the jobs on offer with degree qualifications in accounting, finance, marketing and information management. If you like working with figures, you have a keen eye for detail, or you’re interested in technology and using information to create superior strategies, these courses might appeal.
Economics is an area that interests a lot of students, and it leads to a diverse range of career paths. A Bachelor of Science program could lead to a job as a budget analyst with an average salary of $69,280. Professionals with qualifications in economics can work in all kinds of businesses and organizations, taking advantage of analyst and consultancy roles.
Accountants and analysts are in demand, and taking either a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Accountancy could stand you in good stead to command an attractive salary. Accounts and auditors can earn around $63,000, while financial analysts have a median salary of $76,950.
For those who have an interest in marketing, it’s well worth considering a degree program. A Bachelor of Science in Marketing course covers public relations, advertising, and sales and marketing management, and marketing managers can earn over $115,000 per year.
Infographic Created By University of Alabama Birmingham