Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Cultural & Gender Studies in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Cultural & Gender Studies is 40.8, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Cultural & Gender Studies degrees, and White students earn the majority (3,947) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Area Studies field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Area Studies majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Area Studies majors need more than the average amount of Science, Learning Strategies, and Instructing.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Area Studies majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Science is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Speaking, and Writing are the three most important skills for people in the field.