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Salaries by Major at University of South Alabama

How much money do University of South Alabama graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $45,200 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 South Alabama graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $67,200 followed by Mechanical Engineering paying $58,900 and Chemical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $58,700 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $113,800 followed by Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) at $101,700 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Graduate/Professional Certificate) who earn $101,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of South Alabama 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 South Alabama graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) $113,800
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $101,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $101,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $94,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $69,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $69,000
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,200
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,900
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $55,500
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,200
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $52,300
Medicine (Doctoral Degree) $52,000
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $50,800
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $48,100
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $47,800
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $42,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $41,800
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $35,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $34,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $32,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $32,300
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
History (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (Bachelorís Degree) $25,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $21,000
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $20,400
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $20,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102094 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of South Alabama.