Ehh, it all depends on you. And actually, you're agreeing
with my assertion Anon, not disagreeing with it. Be a good little goy and fall in line and you'll be begging Please sir, may I have some more?
at their little 'food line'.
Break out on your own (while still earning the sheepskin) and you can eventually write your own ticket if you have the talent. I've been doing shit I've really found interesting and have increased my pay significantly with each job change, simply because I'm doing stuff I actually like (namely, C++, animation, robotics, film, vidya, and general media work) instead of the shit they were shoveling back in school.