How much you’ll likely earn based on your degree?

So we all get told in school that going to university will mean you’ll earn more than people who don’t. This may or may not be true. But how much you will mean is based on your degree. We’ve come up with a list of how much, on average, the top degrees earn after graduation.

Medicine & Dentistry

One year after graduation: £36,000 

Three years after graduation: £42,800 

Five years after graduation: £47,300 

Ten years after graduation: £55,100 

Economics

One year after graduation: £24,500 

Three years after graduation: £31,500 

Five years after graduation: £37,900 

Ten years after graduation: £48,000 

Mathematical sciences

One year after graduation: £22,500 

Three years after graduation: £28,000 

Five years after graduation: £33,100 

Ten years after graduation: £40,300 

Engineering & Technology

One year after graduation: £25,100

Three years after graduation: £29,500

Five years after graduation: £32,600

Ten years after graduation: £40,000

Architecture, building and planning 

One year after graduation: £23,200 

Three years after graduation: £28,600 

Five years after graduation: £30,900 

Ten years after graduation: £36,600 

Veterinary science

One year after graduation: £28,300 

Three years after graduation: £32,400

Five years after graduation: £34,900 

Ten years after graduation: £36,000 

Computer science

One year after graduation: £21,100 

Three years after graduation: £25,200 

Five years after graduation: £27,800 

Ten years after graduation: £34,200 

Law

One year after graduation: £17,200 

Three years after graduation: £21,500 

Five years after graduation: £25,200 

Ten years after graduation: £33,600 

Physical sciences

One year after graduation: £19,600 

Three years after graduation: £23,800 

Five years after graduation: £27,100 

Ten years after graduation: £32,800

Business and administrative studies

One year after graduation: £19,400 

Three years after graduation: £23,400 

Five years after graduation: £26,800 

Ten years after graduation: £32,200

Languages

One year after graduation: £19,300 

Three years after graduation: £23,400 

Five years after graduation: £26,800 

Ten years after graduation: £32,200

Biological sciences

One year after graduation: £16,200 

Three years after graduation: £21,100 

Five years after graduation: £24,500 

Ten years after graduation: £30,700

Nursing

One year after graduation: £25,500

Three years after graduation: £27,200 

Five years after graduation: £28,500 

Ten years after graduation: £30,300

Subjects Allied to Medicine

One year after graduation: £21,000

Three years after graduation: £24,400

Five years after graduation: £26,400

Ten years after graduation: £29,600

Historical and philosophical studies

One year after graduation: £17,400 

Three years after graduation: £22,200

Five years after graduation: £25,400

Ten years after graduation: £29,300

Social studies

One year after graduation: £18,000

Three years after graduation: £21,800

Five years after graduation: £24,500

Ten years after graduation: £28,900 

English studies

One year after graduation: £16,300

Three years after graduation: £21,400

Five years after graduation: £24,000

Ten years after graduation: £27,900

Psychology

One year after graduation: £16,300 

Three years after graduation: £20,100

Five years after graduation: £22,600

Ten years after graduation: £26,700

Agriculture

One year after graduation: £16,500

Three years after graduation: £19,100

Five years after graduation: £20,500

Ten years after graduation: £24,300

Creative arts

One year after graduation: £14,300

Three years after graduation: £17,800

Five years after graduation: £20,200

Ten years after graduation: £23,200

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