Special Report

Lowest Paying Jobs for College Grads

Source: DeanDrobot / Getty Images

23. Clergy
> Median annual wage: $47,100
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 243,900
> Projected employment growth (2016-2026): 8.2%

Source: monkeybusinessimages / iStock

22. Education administrators, preschool and childcare center/program
> Median annual wage: $46,890
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 61,800
> Projected employment growth (2016-2026): 10.8%

Source: gilaxia / Getty Images

21. Athletic trainers
> Median annual wage: $46,630
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 27,800
> Projected employment growth (2016-2026): 22.8%

Source: Thinkstock

20. Social science research assistants
> Median annual wage: $46,000
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 34,000
> Projected employment growth (2016-2026): 4.3%

Source: fizkes / Getty Images

19. Credit counselors
> Median annual wage: $44,710
> Typical entry-level education: Bachelor’s degree
> Total employment: 38,300
> Projected employment growth (2016-2026): 13.8%