University degree choices: 2 charts that show whether arts or science grads earn more
University students that have just started a science degree, hoping it will earn them megabucks in the future, might want to look away now. Science graduates' salaries in their first five years of work tend to be about 5 per cent higher than of humanities students, according to research from salary benchmarking firm Emolument. Strong demand for and short supply of technical skills and numeracy were the reasons behind the early pay gap, the research finds.
This article was published in The Independent, 22nd October 2015