Other Family & Consumer Sciences

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2022
158
growing 0%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$7,496
declining 3.4%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$43,800
growing 3.03%
Average Wage
$63,188
growing 8.24%
People in Workforce
412,648
growing 2.32%
Average Employee Age
42.3
declining 0.151%

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In 2022, the locations with the highest concentration of Other Family & Consumer Sciences degree recipients are Salt Lake City, UT, Auburn, AL, and Wayne, NE. In 2022, the locations with a relatively high number of Other Family & Consumer Sciences degree recipients are Wayne, NE, Salt Lake City, UT, and Auburn, AL. The most common degree awarded to students studying Other Family & Consumer Sciences is a bachelors degree.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Other Family & Consumer Sciences and the types of students that study this field. University of Utah awards the most degrees in Other Family & Consumer Sciences in the US, having also the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Family & Consumer Sciences, followed by Wayne State College.

Tuition costs for Other Family & Consumer Sciences majors are, on average, $7,496 for in-state public colleges, and $43,800 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Other Family & Consumer Sciences programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions (6 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 4-year or above (156 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Family & Consumer Sciences

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Other Family & Consumer Sciences, is Public, 4-year or above (156 completions in 2022).

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$7,496
Median In-State Public
$43,800
Median Out of State Private

University of Utah has the most Other Family & Consumer Sciences degree recipients, with 107 degrees awarded in 2022.

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Specialized Colleges

Highest Concentration Institution
  1. 1.16%
  2. 1.01%
  3. 0.444%

Out of all institutions that offer Other Family & Consumer Sciences programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, University of Utah has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Family & Consumer Sciences, with 1.16%.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Family & Consumer Sciences

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Human Sciences graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Human Sciences majors is $63,188 and the most common occupations are Elementary & middle school teachers, Preschool & kindergarten teachers, and Education administrators.

The industry that employs the most Human Sciences majors is Elementary & secondary schools, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Natural gas distribution.

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

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$63,188
Average Wage in Workforce
± $2,393
8.24%
1 Year Growth
± 5.01%

The average salary for Human Sciences majors is $63,188 and the most common occupations are Elementary & middle school teachers, Preschool & kindergarten teachers, and Education administrators.

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Highest Paying Locations

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Most Common

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The most common occupations Human Sciences majors, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers, Preschool & kindergarten teachers, and Education administrators.

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Most Specialized

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Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Human Sciences majors working as Dietitians & nutritionists, Marriage and family therapists, and Preschool & kindergarten teachers.

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Highest Paid

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Occupations by Share

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412,648
2022 Workforce
± 15,750
2.32%
1 Year Growth
± 5.31%

The number of Human Sciences graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 2.32%, from 403,311 in 2021 to 412,648 in 2022.

The largest single share of Human Sciences graduates go on to work as Elementary & middle school teachers (9.95%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Human Sciences by share of the total number of graduates.

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Most Common

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Highest Paid

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The highest paying industries of Human Sciences majors, by average wage, are Natural gas distribution, Beverage manufacturing, and U. S. Air Force.

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Industries by Share

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412,648
2022 Workforce
± 15,750
2.32%
1 Year Growth
± 5.31%

The number of Human Sciences graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 2.32%, from 403,311 in 2021 to 412,648 in 2022.

The industry which employs the most Human Sciences graduates by share is Elementary & secondary schools, followed by Child day care services. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Human Sciences.

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Specialty Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Human Sciences majors.

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Diversity

Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Human Sciences in the United States.

The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Human Sciences is 42.3.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelors Degree. Female employees are more likely to hold Human Sciences degrees, and White students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Human Sciences (111 students).

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Family & Consumer Sciences is from the 2 Digit Course Human Sciences.
42.3
Average Age in 2022
± 0.516 Years
0.151%
1 Year Change
± 1.73%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Human Sciences. The most common ages of employees with this major are 28 and 30 years old, which represent 3.15% and 3.02% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Other Family & Consumer Sciences are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Postbaccalaureate Certificate.

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Workforce Degrees

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The most common degree types held by the working population in Human Sciences are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Sex Imbalance for Common Institutions

Female (82.9%)
Most Common Sex with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    111 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    8 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Other Family & Consumer Sciences for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

This chart illustrates the differences by sex for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Other Family & Consumer Sciences.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Family & Consumer Sciences is from the 2 Digit Course Human Sciences.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. Mexico
    5,652 degree recipients
  2. India
    4,743 degree recipients
  3. Philippines
    3,764 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. Liberia
    3.4 times more than expected
  2. Uganda
    3.4 times more than expected
  3. Kenya
    3.24 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Liberia that hold Human Sciences degrees (3.4 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is Mexico (5,652 degree recipients).

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