Philosophy majors do very well by many objective metrics (e.g., employment, salary, and graduate and professional school admissions).
Career Paths in Philosophy
Employment, Salary & First Destinations
Philosophy majors perform better than most other majors on the LSAT. They go to law school in large numbers, where they tend to excel.
Philosophy majors excel on the GRE, the entrance exam for many graduate programs. They go on to pursue a surprisingly wide range of graduate degrees.
Philosophy majors outperform majors in economics, stats, finance, and accounting on the GMAT.
Philosophy majors do very well on the MCAT and are accepted to Medical School at some of the highest rates of any major.