Get a job with your Philosophy Major
"Figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency show philosophy graduates are in growing demand from employers. The number of all graduates in full-time and part-time work six months after graduation rose by 9 percent between the 2002-03 and 2005-06 school years; for philosophy graduates in particular it went up by 13 percent. The Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU), which also collates data of this kind, agrees philosophers are finding it easier to secure work. Its figures show that, in 2001, 9.9 percent of philosophy graduates were unemployed six months after graduation. In 2006, just 6.7 percent were (Academy of Arts and Sciences).
PayScale.com reports on salary potential of bachelor degrees, and finds that philosophy majors are in the top 25% by mid-career, the highest among the humanities." (http://www.apaonline.org/?page=data, accessed 21 October 2015)
For more data and information on the profession of philosophy, consult the website of the American Philosophical Association, apaonline.org.