How much money do Gallaudet University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $26,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $31,700 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 Gallaudet University graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is American Sign Language with a median starting salary of $39,600 .
Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $57,200 followed by American Sign Language (Master's Degree) at $51,400 and Social Work (Master's Degree) who earn $43,800 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Gallaudet University 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.
|Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree)||$57,200|
|American Sign Language (Master's Degree)||$51,400|
|Social Work (Master's Degree)||$43,800|
|American Sign Language (Bachelorís Degree)||$39,600|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131450 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Gallaudet University.