Family, Consumer & Human Sciences

2021 Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in Indiana

363 Bachelor's Degrees
$32,871 Avg Salary
$23,728 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in IndianaWith 363 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, family, consumer and human sciences is the #23 most popular major in Indiana. This means that 1.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

For this year's Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in Indiana ranking, we looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's in family, consumer and human sciences.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors After Graduation

The average family, consumer and human sciences major who graduates from a school in Indiana earns about $32,871 per year during the early years of their career. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 17% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

Looking at family, consumer and human sciences schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $29,811. This means that graduates from schools in Indiana make 10% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates from Schools in Indiana  32,871
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65,800
Average Salary for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  29,811
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65,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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65,800

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2021 Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Grads in Indiana

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in Indiana

Indiana University - Bloomington landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid family, consumer and human sciences school. Located in the city of Bloomington, IU Bloomington is a public school with a very large student population.

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#2

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University - Main Campus comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Purdue is a fairly large public school located in the small city of West Lafayette.

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Our rankings recognize Anderson University Indiana as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Anderson, Anderson University Indiana is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Ball State University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid family, consumer and human sciences school. Ball State is a very large public school located in the city of Muncie.

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Indiana State University

Terre Haute, IN

Indiana State University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Indiana State is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Terre Haute.

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Our rankings recognize Purdue University Northwest as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Hammond, Purdue Northwest is a public school with a large student population.

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Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 706
Ohio 34 1,091
Illinois 34 593
Wisconsin 31 338

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 190
Textile & Apparel Studies 122
Human Sciences Business Services 44
General Family & Consumer Sciences 4
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 3

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 2,896
Social Sciences 2,579
Psychology 2,500
Communication & Journalism 2,483
History 463

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to National Cancer Institute.

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