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Salaries by Major at University of Alaska Anchorage

How much money do University of Alaska Anchorage graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $39,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $48,900 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 UAA graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Construction Management with a median starting salary of $72,400 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $70,700 and Health/Medical Preparatory Programs graduates who have a median starting income of $68,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) program rank first with a median initial income of $83,100 followed by Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Master's Degree) at $71,300 and Social Work (Master's Degree) who earn $51,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Alaska Anchorage 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 Alaska Anchorage graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $83,100
Construction Management (Bachelorís Degree) $72,400
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Master's Degree) $71,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $70,700
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (Associate's Degree) $68,200
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (Associate's Degree) $63,400
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $57,700
Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $54,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $52,100
Social Work (Master's Degree) $51,800
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Associate's Degree) $51,700
Education (Master's Degree) $51,600
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $45,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $42,200
Air Transportation (Bachelorís Degree) $41,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $37,600
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
Air Transportation (Associate's Degree) $37,300
Accounting and Related Services (Associate's Degree) $29,900
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $27,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,400
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $21,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102553 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Alaska Anchorage.