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A master's degree may not pay off financially

Getting a master's degree is expensive, sometimes hundreds of thousands of dollars, and there are degrees that will never pay much during an entire career.

Getting a master's degree is expensive, sometimes hundreds of thousands of dollars, and there are degrees that will never pay much during an entire career. The least paying master's degree is human services, with a starting pay of about $40,000. Counseling and early childhood education also don't have high salaries. Of course, plenty of people with this degree love their jobs and get to help people at the same time.

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