How much money do Occidental College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $38,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $56,600 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 Oxy graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Economics with a median starting salary of $47,200 followed by Political Science and Government paying $31,800 and Natural Resources Conservation and Research graduates who have a median starting income of $31,200 .
Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Occidental College 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.
|Economics (Bachelorís Degree)||$47,200|
|Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree)||$31,800|
|Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree)||$31,200|
|Sociology (Bachelorís Degree)||$30,200|
|Psychology (Bachelorís Degree)||$28,500|
|Biology (Bachelorís Degree)||$27,900|
|Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree)||$27,500|
|International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree)||$26,700|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=120254 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Occidental College.