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Salaries by Major at University of Arkansas

How much money do University of Arkansas graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $39,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $50,400 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 Arkansas graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Chemical Engineering with a median starting salary of $74,300 followed by Computer Engineering paying $68,700 and Industrial Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $68,300 .

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 $95,000 followed by Engineering-Related Fields (Master's Degree) at $67,300 and Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) who earn $58,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Arkansas 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 graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $95,000
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $74,300
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,700
Industrial Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,300
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,700
Engineering-Related Fields (Master's Degree) $67,300
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $63,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,000
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,800
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $58,200
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $57,200
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,600
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $55,200
Law (First Professional Degree) $51,700
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $50,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $48,800
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,400
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $45,200
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $44,300
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $42,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $42,700
Social Work (Master's Degree) $42,700
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $42,000
Apparel and Textiles (Bachelorís Degree) $40,700
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Master's Degree) $40,600
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $40,500
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $40,400
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $40,100
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $39,900
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $36,600
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $36,200
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $32,800
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,700
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $27,100
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
History (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,000
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $26,000
Education (Bachelorís Degree) $25,700
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $18,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106397 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Arkansas.