Bachelor’s Degree Holders’ Satisfaction with Aspects of Their Principal Job, by Field of Bachelor’s Degree, 2015Back to table of contents
Humanities graduates’ satisfaction with a range of intangible aspects of their job was similar to the share for all fields on most measures. The shares of graduates with bachelor’s degrees in the humanities who expressed satisfaction about their contribution to society, their degree of independence, and their level of responsibility in their job were similar to the shares among graduates with degrees in business and engineering. Graduates from education and the health and medical sciences tended to have the highest levels of satisfaction on these aspects of their job.1
- 1Original analysis by the Humanities Indicators of data from the National Science Foundation, National Survey of College Graduates, 2015.