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Salaries by Major at Metropolitan State College of Denver

How much money do Metropolitan State College of Denver graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $42,600 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 Metropolitan State College of Denver graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $66,200 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $61,000 and Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians graduates who have a median starting income of $56,300 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $55,600 followed by Social Work (Master's Degree) at $44,100 and Education (Master's Degree) who earn $41,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Metropolitan State College of Denver 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 Metropolitan State College of Denver graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $66,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $61,000
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $56,300
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $55,600
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $53,200
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $53,100
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $51,400
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,200
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $45,200
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,200
Social Work (Master's Degree) $44,100
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $41,600
Education (Master's Degree) $41,300
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $41,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $40,800
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $40,200
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $40,000
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Natural Resources Management and Policy (Bachelorís Degree) $39,600
Air Transportation (Bachelorís Degree) $37,600
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $37,500
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $36,800
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Human Services (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Behavioral Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
Nutrition Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Research and Experimental Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
History (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
Philosophy (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,700
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems (Bachelorís Degree) $24,900
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $22,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127565 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Metropolitan State College of Denver.