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Religious studies is the area of study involved with religions, including history, methodology, and development from a secular perspective in order to better fully understand the nature of religion. Individuals in this field will use a variety of disciplines in order to compare and understand the various aspects of religion, and as such individuals will develop a variety of skills that are not limited to employment within a religious or academic context.

Career Summary

MEDIAN SALARY

$34,300

PERCENT ABOVE NATIONAL
INCOME AVERAGE

-8.07%

TOTAL SECTOR EMPLOYMENT

8,250

Degree Median Salary vs Adjacent Degree Types

Source: BLS, US Census, and IPEDS

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