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Salaries by Major at Troy University

How much money do Troy University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $33,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $39,400 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 TROY graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $54,400 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $51,500 and Computer and Information Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $45,500 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $85,900 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $56,000 and Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) who earn $54,600 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Troy 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 Troy University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $85,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $56,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $54,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $54,400
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $51,500
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $51,100
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $48,000
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $45,500
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $44,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $41,600
Communication and Media Studies (Master's Degree) $40,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $40,400
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $38,100
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $37,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $37,100
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $36,700
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $36,200
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $36,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Social Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $34,000
Social Work (Master's Degree) $33,600
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
History (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $27,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,900
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $22,200
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $21,900
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $19,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102368 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Troy University.