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University of Northern Colorado Salaries

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Salaries by Major at University of Northern Colorado

How much money do University of Northern Colorado graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $44,600 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 University of Northern Colorado 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 $56,600 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $40,500 and Special Education and Teaching graduates who have a median starting income of $36,400 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $90,000 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) at $62,300 and Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) who earn $54,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Northern Colorado 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 University of Northern Colorado graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $90,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $62,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $56,600
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $54,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $46,600
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $45,400
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $40,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $40,500
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $40,200
Education (Master's Degree) $38,900
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $37,100
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $36,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $34,800
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Nutrition Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $28,400
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
Sustainability Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,500
Music (Master's Degree) $27,400
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $24,100
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $22,300
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $21,100
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Bachelorís Degree) $20,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127741 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Northern Colorado.