A major in philosophy can help you get a job! The skills of reasoning, communication and understanding others are helpful in getting and keeping a wide variety of jobs. Employers like employees who can solve problems imaginatively and who can communicate well with them, with fellow-workers and with customers or clients.
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Here is some information about how average salaries for people with undergraduate philosophy degrees compare with average salaries for people with other degrees. The average mid-career salary for people with undergraduate philosophy degrees, for example, compares favorably with many of those in careers considered to be well paid:
*Philosophers left to right: Aristotle, Alain Locke, John Locke, Julia Kristeva, Descartes, Mary Wollstonecraft, Henry Thoreau