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Study shows 32% of workers with college degrees never found job related to major

The School Yard

POSTED: Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 11:11am

UPDATED: Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 7:02pm

According to a new study from Carreerbuilder, nearly 47 percent of those with college degrees said their first job out of college was unrelated to their major.

32 percent of workers with college degrees report that they never found a job related to their major.

Still, 64 percent of employees say they're happy with the degree they chose.

Experts say even though the odds of getting your dream job right out of college are unlikely, a college education will give a you a significant advantage in the job market.

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