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University of West Alabama Salaries

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Salaries by Major at University of West Alabama

How much money do University of West Alabama graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $28,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $38,500 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 University of West Alabama 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 $49,600 followed by Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas paying $33,400 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $59,500 followed by Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) at $51,600 and Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) who earn $46,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of West 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 West Alabama graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $59,500
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $51,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $49,600
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $46,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $45,300
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Master's Degree) $45,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $43,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101587 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of West Alabama.