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Alabama State Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Alabama State University

How much money do Alabama State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $23,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $29,500 on average.

In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for Alabama State graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods with a median starting salary of $35,700 followed by Social Work paying $29,800 and Criminal Justice and Corrections graduates who have a median starting income of $27,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $76,500 followed by Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) at $46,200 and Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) who earn $44,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Alabama State University graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.

Median first-year earnings for Alabama State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $76,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $46,200
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $44,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $35,700
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $21,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,000
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $20,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100724 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Alabama State University.