4.6x
more likely to be
underemployed
9. English
If you major in English, you might have visions of dissecting the sonnets of Shakespeare. It turns out that finding a job in your field might become your white whale.
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Common Jobs for
this Major
Thought They Would: But They Really: Median
Starting Salary
Executive Assistant Write a book Book travel for the boss $39,200
Receptionist Answer probing questions about great literature Answer the phone $25,400
Human Resources Assistant Lecture graduate students on Greek tragedies Lecture new hires on how to fill out their insurance enrollment form $32,600
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