Will New College Grads Really Make $50K Salaries This Year? By: Tim Sackett on May 19, 2016.
I graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in education. I thought I was going to change the world as a male elementary education teacher. One of my professors told us that 50 percent of us would never work in education.
I thought that was insane. Why would I send four-ish years going to college to not work in my chosen profession!? Turns out, he was right. After student teaching, I ditched my grand plans on changing America’s youth, and took a job as an entry-level recruiter making $20,000 per year.
$20,000 seemed like a lot of money, plus I could make commission. My hope was I could clear $30,000 in my first year, buy a new Saturn, a pair of Air Jordans and…