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Salaries by Major at Georgetown University

How much money do Georgetown University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $78,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $118,900 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 Georgetown graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Accounting and Related Services with a median starting salary of $83,100 followed by Finance and Financial Management Services paying $81,400 and Computer Science graduates who have a median starting income of $77,900 .

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 $123,100 followed by Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (Master's Degree) at $110,200 and Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Master's Degree) who earn $108,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Georgetown 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.

Median first-year earnings for Georgetown University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $123,100
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (Master's Degree) $110,200
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Master's Degree) $108,900
Law (First Professional Degree) $105,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $99,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Master's Degree) $90,500
Real Estate (Master's Degree) $88,400
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $83,100
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $81,400
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $78,000
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $77,900
Homeland Security (Master's Degree) $75,900
Public Policy Analysis (Master's Degree) $71,700
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Master's Degree) $71,300
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (First Professional Degree) $71,200
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $70,100
International Relations and National Security Studies (Master's Degree) $69,700
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $68,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $67,900
Economics (Master's Degree) $66,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $64,600
Science, Technology and Society (Master's Degree) $63,600
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Master's Degree) $62,600
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $62,600
Science, Technology and Society (Bachelorís Degree) $61,300
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $61,300
Biotechnology (Master's Degree) $59,500
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Master's Degree) $58,700
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $56,600
Area Studies (Master's Degree) $55,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $55,800
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (Master's Degree) $49,500
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $49,100
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $48,900
Engineering-Related Fields (Master's Degree) $45,500
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $45,300
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (Master's Degree) $42,000
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $40,700
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences (Master's Degree) $39,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $39,000
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $37,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $37,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131496 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Georgetown University.