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California State University-Fresno Salaries

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Salaries by Major at California State University Fresno

How much money do California State University Fresno graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $46,500 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 California State University-Fresno 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 $81,100 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $67,400 and Construction Engineering Technologies graduates who have a median starting income of $65,300 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $144,300 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) at $101,500 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) who earn $96,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for California State University Fresno 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 University Fresno graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) $144,300
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $101,500
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $96,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $81,500
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $81,100
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $79,500
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $68,000
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,400
Education (Master's Degree) $66,000
Construction Engineering Technologies (Bachelorís Degree) $65,300
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $60,100
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $59,900
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,300
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $57,100
Social Work (Master's Degree) $56,400
Plant Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $49,900
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $47,900
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $46,500
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $44,100
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $43,600
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $42,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $40,300
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $38,900
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $38,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Food Science and Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $34,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $34,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $31,200
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,800
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Master's Degree) $30,500
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $27,300
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $25,000
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $24,100
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $23,300
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $22,800
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $21,600
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $21,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $20,600
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $18,000
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $17,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $13,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110556 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for California State University Fresno.