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Salary shock: Some college grads now earn $100,000 in first job

Recent college grads entering big tech, finance and consulting firms are now earning upward of $100,000. It’s a big shock for their colleagues who came in at a much lower salary.

Callum Borchers, a columnist for The Wall Street Journal, explains why firms have bumped up starting salaries and how it’s stirring up grumblings among colleagues.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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