Infographic: Most Teens Believe Their Starting Salary will be $73K

| by Michael Allen

A new report from shows that the average expected starting salary among teens today is $73,000. While average starting salaries for college graduates occasionally vary, their expectations are not close to being realistic.

Oddly, this is a generation that has spent their high school years in the worst recession/depression since the 1930's and 93% say their family was affected by the economic downturn.

Are they deluded or just overly optimistic? This chart below, from, tells the story.

Infographics: Happy Graduation to the Teens of the Great Recession
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