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Jobs for Economics Grads in Kentucky

8,140 people in the state and 1,144,130 in the nation are employed in jobs related to economics.

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Wages for Economics Jobs in Kentucky

A typical salary for a economics grad in the state is $58,190, compared to a typical salary of $115,590 nationwide.

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There are 12 colleges in Kentucky that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Centre College

Danville
76 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
1,333 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.03 years to complete their degree at Centre College of Kentucky. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

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64 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
29,986 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. A typical student attending UK will pay a net price of $17,127.

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59 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
17,517 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,962. The average student takes 4.47 years to complete their degree at WKU. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time.

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15 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
22,211 Total Students

In their early career, UofL grads earn an average salary of $34,800. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years.

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15 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
9,449 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, Murray State grads earn an average salary of $29,700. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

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#6

Bellarmine University

Louisville
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
3,293 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $23,121. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

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#7

Berea College

Berea
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
1,432 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at Berea.

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8 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
14,465 Total Students

A typical student attending Eastern will pay a net price of $14,149. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,800 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 58%.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
963 Total Students

An average student at Transylvania will pay a net price of $23,906. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The average student takes 4.07 years to complete their degree at Transylvania.

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#10

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
12,771 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years. Graduates earn an average $27,300 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

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Economics Careers in KY

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 21% $53,640
Economists 14% $0
Managers 9% $89,310
Economics Professors 7% $77,070

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