C
#16 Best Public Universities in California

Cal State Fullerton Salaries

Fullerton, California

 1 Reviews

Salaries by Major at California State University Fullerton

How much money do California State University Fullerton graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $49,000 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 Cal State Fullerton 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 $83,800 followed by Computer Science paying $63,200 and Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $63,000 .

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 $149,900 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) at $111,400 and Computer Engineering (Master's Degree) who earn $93,200 .

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 Fullerton 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 Fullerton graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) $149,900
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $111,400
Computer Engineering (Master's Degree) $93,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $83,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $75,500
Computer Science (Master's Degree) $75,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $73,400
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $68,100
Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) $67,900
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (Master's Degree) $67,000
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $64,000
Taxation (Master's Degree) $63,400
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $63,200
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,000
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $62,300
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,200
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,700
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other (Master's Degree) $59,600
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,200
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Master's Degree) $56,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $55,900
Communication and Media Studies (Master's Degree) $55,500
Social Work (Master's Degree) $52,900
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $50,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $47,300
Public Health (Master's Degree) $46,200
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $45,100
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $45,000
History (Master's Degree) $44,800
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $44,400
English Language and Literature (Master's Degree) $42,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,900
Public Administration (Bachelorís Degree) $37,700
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $34,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $33,600
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
Philosophy (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,500
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
History (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $29,200
Area Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $28,400
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $27,200
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $27,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,300
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $24,200
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $22,400
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $22,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $22,100
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $15,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110565 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for California State University Fullerton.