2018 College Track Social Mobility Report 2018 Social Mobility Report - Page 22

The impact of GPA on career outcomes is more apparent when you segment my major. Overall, STEM majors earn more at their first job, though they are not more likely to get a job. Among other majors, a higher GPA appears to translate into a higher salary at their first job. Income by GPA and College Major $60k STEM major Non-STEM major $50k At the first job STEM majors earn more. Higher GPA in other majors also leads to higher incomes. $40k $30k $20k 0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 College GPA 3.5 4.0 Note: Size of point represents the number of students in that bin of data GPAs rounded to the nearest 0.25 point 101 observations from individuals who graduated from college between 2008 and 2016 College Track Page 22