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University of Alabama at Birmingham Salaries

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Salaries by Major at University of Alabama at Birmingham

How much money do University of Alabama at Birmingham graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $38,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $46,400 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 University of Alabama at Birmingham graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Engineering with a median starting salary of $89,000 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $66,000 and Materials Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $60,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Systems Science and Theory (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $147,000 followed by Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Graduate/Professional Certificate) at $143,800 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) who earn $124,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Alabama at Birmingham 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 University of Alabama at Birmingham graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Systems Science and Theory (Master's Degree) $147,000
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $143,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) $124,200
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $104,600
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $96,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $91,900
Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $89,000
Engineering (Master's Degree) $87,300
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $85,200
Optometry (First Professional Degree) $74,900
Management Information Systems and Services (Master's Degree) $70,300
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $70,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $68,800
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $63,100
Materials Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,200
Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $57,200
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $57,200
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $56,900
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $56,800
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $54,700
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $51,300
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $51,200
Public Health (Master's Degree) $50,600
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $50,500
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language (Master's Degree) $45,400
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $43,800
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $43,700
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $42,500
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $41,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $41,000
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $40,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $40,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $40,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $34,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $34,600
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $28,200
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $24,100
History (Bachelorís Degree) $23,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100663 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Alabama at Birmingham.