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California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Salaries

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Salaries by Major at California State Polytechnic University Pomona

How much money do California State Polytechnic University Pomona graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $39,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $55,400 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 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Construction Engineering Technologies with a median starting salary of $73,700 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $66,300 and Manufacturing Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $65,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $68,700 followed by Education (Master's Degree) at $62,700 and Psychology (Master's Degree) who earn $38,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for California State Polytechnic University Pomona 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 California State Polytechnic University Pomona graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Construction Engineering Technologies (Bachelorís Degree) $73,700
Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) $68,700
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,300
Manufacturing Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,000
Industrial Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,800
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,300
Education (Master's Degree) $62,700
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,300
Engineering Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $60,700
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,600
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $59,700
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,300
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $57,300
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $56,600
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $52,500
Food Science and Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $45,900
Landscape Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $43,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,700
Psychology (Master's Degree) $38,800
Biotechnology (Bachelorís Degree) $38,400
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning (Bachelorís Degree) $36,700
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $36,000
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Plant Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
English Language and Literature (Master's Degree) $32,200
Apparel and Textiles (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,700
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,600
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $23,800
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Bachelorís Degree) $23,700
History (Bachelorís Degree) $23,700
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,900
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $22,800
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $17,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110529 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for California State Polytechnic University Pomona.