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Salaries by Major at University of Arkansas at Little Rock

How much money do University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $32,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $38,000 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 UALR 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 $67,500 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $51,900 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $45,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $56,300 followed by Law (First Professional Degree) at $46,800 and Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) who earn $46,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Arkansas at Little Rock 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 Arkansas at Little Rock graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $67,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $56,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $51,900
Law (First Professional Degree) $46,800
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $46,000
Social Work (Master's Degree) $46,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $43,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $43,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $39,700
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $37,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $29,200
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $27,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106245 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Arkansas at Little Rock.