Originally Answered: What kind of job can a person with a degree in Black Studies get?
Marketing, demographic research, consultant on behavioral cultural studies needed by advertisers and marketing firms, policy making-politics, urban planning, civic jobs, philanthropic organizations,lawyers,media and film, researcher, human relations, educators, economic jobs, global markets..etc etc etc...
13% of the upper income wealth ($200,000+) earners is now controlled or earned by minorities. African American, African diaspora, and Multicultural urban studies has become a boom in extreme luxury markets that did not use to entertain to people of color because formerly it was mostly majority controlled interest.
Because African history has been rewritten in the views of ethnographers out to prove racial superiority.. medical science, real historians, archaeologists and art historians are discovering new research that reflects on today technology, science, cultures, and ideology and religion...
So what was relatively seen as humdrum history has now found a new light and has also put perspective on things like Arab political policy and how we should really treat them....seeing as they hide some very painful African related atrocities that still occur today. How Africa and its diaspora should be regarded..and its political place in the grand scheme of things..
It would help to have a masters.. much like some arts bachelors degrees.. unless the education is higher ed there isn't much in the form of a pay check or call for studies with just a ba penned to them.
pay outlook entry level to mid level general $ 34,080 to $44,691.
but for college professors educators.. $37/hr tenure and prestige.. up to $100,000 at top ivy league colleges.