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Salaries by Major at University of Connecticut

How much money do University of Connecticut graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $46,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $62,000 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 UConn graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $74,500 followed by Computer Engineering paying $69,600 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing graduates who have a median starting income of $69,400 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $102,900 followed by Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (Doctoral Degree) at $100,600 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) who earn $100,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Connecticut 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 Connecticut graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $102,900
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (Doctoral Degree) $100,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $100,400
Engineering (Master's Degree) $87,600
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Master's Degree) $86,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $82,700
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $74,500
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Master's Degree) $72,200
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $70,900
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $69,900
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Doctoral Degree) $69,700
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $69,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $69,400
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $69,300
Law (First Professional Degree) $68,600
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,800
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,700
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $66,600
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $64,400
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $63,900
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,600
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $61,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $60,600
Materials Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $59,900
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $59,000
Public Health (Master's Degree) $58,500
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $58,400
Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $58,100
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $54,300
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $54,300
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $48,200
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $48,100
Social Work (Master's Degree) $48,000
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $48,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $46,800
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $45,100
Statistics (Bachelorís Degree) $44,600
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $43,200
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $41,200
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $40,000
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $39,600
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $39,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $37,900
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $37,700
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $37,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $36,800
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Bachelorís Degree) $32,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,500
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Zoology/Animal Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Nutrition Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $25,300
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $24,200
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $24,000
History (Bachelorís Degree) $23,000
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $22,900
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $22,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $22,400
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $20,900
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $18,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129020 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Connecticut.