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Chart 3 Mean age-adjusted earnings of male master's degree graduates by field of study, 2010

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  earnings (2010 dollars)
Finance and financial management services* 160,099.93
Business/commerce, general* 154,758.04
Geological and Earth sciences/geosciences 132,787.31
Business administration, management and operations* 129,881.61
Accounting and related services* 128,309.71
Engineering, general* 117,159.62
Economics 112,518.61
All fields of study 110,199.13
Chemical engineering 107,370.93
Civil engineering 106,007.42
Biological and physical sciences 104,330.22
Electrical, electronics and communications engineering* 102,558.73
Mechanical engineering* 99,287.75
Computer engineering* 98,200.63
Computer science* 95,606.04
Public administration* 93,377.16
City/urban, community and regional planning* 90,274.05
Political science and government* 89,772.97
Natural resources conservation and research* 86,787.94
Architecture* 84,446.17
Educational administration and supervision* 84,008.26
Physics* 83,526.04
Chemistry* 82,945.00
Education, general* 82,165.58
Biology, general* 81,665.41
Geography and cartography* 80,344.45
History* 79,406.38
Psychology, general* 74,091.38
Library science and administration* 66,455.89
Social work* 62,958.18
Theological and ministerial studies* 50,184.45
significantly different from reference category (p<0.05)
The 5% significance level indicates that the field of study is different than the average across all fields. The sample includes 25- to 54-year-olds who completed their highest level of education in Canada, who worked full year, full time (i.e., 49 to 52 weeks, mainly full time) as a paid employee, with positive wages and zero self-employment income. CIP: Classification of Instructional Programs.
Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey.
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