Finance Major

Description: A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, manage, and analyze the financial and monetary aspects and performance of business enterprises, banking institutions, or other organizations. Includes instruction in principles of accounting, financial instruments, capital planning, funds acquisition, asset and debt management, budgeting, financial analysis, and investments and portfolio management.

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Finance Major

What is the Median Salary Range for Finance Majors?

U.S. Median Salary(starting)

$48,500

U.S. Median Salary(mid-career)

$89,400

Note: These numbers are national averages so you could make more or less than these amounts.

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