75th Percentile Starting Pay: $54,400
Years for 75th Percentile to Reach $100K: 10 to 12
If you get this degree, employers will really “show you the money.” A finance degree is designed to provide broad knowledge in areas such as corporate finance, the banking system, accounting and financial analysis. People with a finance degree find entry-level jobs in industries such as banking, insurance and government. The top 25 percent can expect to earn $111,000 a year after 10 to 12 years.