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Salaries by Major at Florida Gulf Coast University

How much money do Florida Gulf Coast University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $35,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $45,200 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 FGCU 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 $60,100 followed by Computer Engineering paying $59,800 and Civil Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $50,900 .

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 $137,100 followed by Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) at $66,600 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $59,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Florida Gulf Coast 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 Florida Gulf Coast University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $137,100
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $66,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $60,100
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $59,700
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $50,900
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,900
Social Work (Master's Degree) $44,700
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $42,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,800
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $42,700
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $42,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $41,400
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $38,600
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $36,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $35,200
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $33,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Legal Support Services (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Education (Bachelorís Degree) $27,500
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $25,800
Natural Resources Management and Policy (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $24,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=433660 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Florida Gulf Coast University.