How much money do Palomar College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $27,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $39,700 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 Palomar College 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 $64,100 followed by Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities paying $44,300 and Social Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $24,100 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Palomar 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.
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree)||$64,100|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree)||$44,300|
|Social Sciences (Associate's Degree)||$24,100|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=120971 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Palomar College.