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Average Starting + Current Salaries by Major

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This list shows the average salary information that we have collected from 25,512 alumni who have taken our survey.  We show the number of surveys and the average number years that an alumna/e has been in the working world. 
The number of years, motivation levels and the major all play a role in salary rates. 

Not all the numbers are sensible -- they are generated from survey data -- use your best judgement

 

 

Major (sort)# Starting SalaryCurrent SalaryyearsTen Year Avg
Accounting 566
$54,012
$124,269
22 yrs
$85,947
Aerospace Engineering 120
$76,066
$123,571
27 yrs
$93,660
Agriculture/Horticulture 66
$74,537
$128,611
28 yrs
$93,849
Animal Studies 56
$81,023
$113,088
19 yrs
$97,899
Anthropology 140
$53,525
$106,927
22 yrs
$77,798
Archaeology 16
$92,055
$94,667
29 yrs
$92,955
Architecture 155
$65,901
$139,991
22 yrs
$99,578
Architecture & Urban Planning Department 45
$91,606
$78,750
27 yrs
$86,845
Art & Design Department 529
$47,753
$72,154
19 yrs
$60,595
Astronomy 24
$101,154
$164,500
27 yrs
$124,615
Athletics/Training 44
$110,128
$202,031
28 yrs
$142,951
Automotive Engineering 79
$44,141
$86,296
22 yrs
$63,303
Biology 860
$55,636
$176,601
23 yrs
$108,229
Business - Management and Administration 2371
$64,045
$126,368
22 yrs
$92,374
Chemical Engineering 121
$78,778
$136,923
25 yrs
$102,036
Chemistry 264
$63,310
$162,025
24 yrs
$104,441
Civil Engineering 194
$56,535
$126,520
25 yrs
$84,529
Communications 730
$47,019
$86,022
21 yrs
$65,592
Computer Engineering 175
$69,399
$89,647
21 yrs
$79,041
Computer Science 851
$59,691
$110,551
20 yrs
$85,121
Criminal 273
$51,615
$73,333
20 yrs
$62,474
Cultures/Civilization 37
$94,421
$87,000
25 yrs
$91,453
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc 260
$50,904
$75,663
19 yrs
$63,935
Economics 549
$71,586
$207,023
23 yrs
$130,472
Education 1368
$38,852
$63,227
25 yrs
$48,602
Electrical Engineering 379
$59,806
$131,566
23 yrs
$91,006
Engineering Department 281
$61,918
$154,608
24 yrs
$100,539
English 937
$42,360
$98,215
23 yrs
$66,645
Finance 237
$76,714
$207,289
21 yrs
$138,893
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc 237
$66,898
$87,656
20 yrs
$77,277
Genetics 28
$115,004
$87,727
26 yrs
$104,513
Geography and Geosciences 173
$55,502
$125,036
28 yrs
$80,335
History/Histories (art history/etc.) 695
$43,983
$111,671
25 yrs
$71,058
Industrial Design 34
$90,780
$85,536
27 yrs
$88,838
Industrial Operations Engineering 79
$70,169
$98,358
26 yrs
$81,011
Interior Design 84
$52,266
$84,661
21 yrs
$67,692
Journalism 210
$51,393
$97,858
24 yrs
$70,754
Kinesiology 63
$71,898
$119,375
30 yrs
$87,724
Language - French/Spanish/etc. 180
$47,289
$70,000
27 yrs
$55,701
Linguistics 40
$90,008
$71,250
26 yrs
$82,793
Math 303
$56,581
$144,163
27 yrs
$89,019
Mechanical Engineering 343
$61,377
$119,225
23 yrs
$86,528
Meteorology 19
$74,726
$105,882
35 yrs
$83,628
Music - Composition/Theory 74
$63,668
$70,814
24 yrs
$66,646
Music - Performance 222
$42,968
$57,484
21 yrs
$49,880
Music Education 149
$56,014
$82,195
31 yrs
$64,460
Natural Resources 48
$61,561
$85,658
24 yrs
$71,602
Naval Engineering 37
$86,272
$203,428
33 yrs
$121,774
Neuroscience/Cognitive Science 33
$79,559
$125,652
24 yrs
$98,765
Nuclear Engineering 23
$114,430
$149,706
36 yrs
$124,229
Nursing 473
$56,244
$80,401
22 yrs
$67,224
Nutrition 33
$77,769
$107,941
23 yrs
$90,887
Other 1695
$62,880
$104,006
21 yrs
$82,464
Perfomance Arts 138
$45,131
$70,253
23 yrs
$56,053
Pharmacy 84
$90,080
$152,000
23 yrs
$117,002
Philosophy 169
$65,691
$110,333
24 yrs
$84,292
Physical Therapy/Exercise Science 51
$54,854
$107,885
20 yrs
$81,369
Physics 159
$74,586
$158,964
25 yrs
$108,337
Political Science 860
$50,960
$137,761
24 yrs
$87,127
PreDent and Dentistry 26
$73,279
$219,444
28 yrs
$125,481
PreLaw and Legal 160
$60,720
$122,431
23 yrs
$87,551
PreMed and Medical 154
$100,320
$291,359
24 yrs
$179,920
Preparatory 20
$122,288
$97,941
32 yrs
$114,680
PreVet and Veterinary 22
$82,625
$86,750
27 yrs
$84,153
Psychology 960
$48,712
$88,898
21 yrs
$67,848
Public Health 59
$84,850
$70,972
19 yrs
$77,546
Public Policy 80
$89,525
$141,102
22 yrs
$112,969
Radiological Sciences 25
$114,295
$97,500
23 yrs
$106,993
Religion/Religious 512
$42,204
$70,433
23 yrs
$54,477
School of Information 84
$72,831
$84,366
19 yrs
$78,902
Social Work 141
$47,196
$77,598
22 yrs
$61,015
Sociology 272
$46,573
$76,579
25 yrs
$58,575
Telecommunications 44
$67,080
$121,000
26 yrs
$87,819
Undecided 109
$354,658
$397,229
37 yrs
$366,164
Urban Planning 39
$143,604
$139,091
30 yrs
$142,100
Video/Media 61
$69,377
$74,149
20 yrs
$71,763
Zoology 41
$200,119
$273,286
38 yrs
$219,373
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