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Salaries by Major at Florida International University

How much money do Florida International University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $38,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $49,900 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 FIU graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Engineering with a median starting salary of $69,200 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $62,600 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $61,300 .

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 $162,500 followed by Management Information Systems and Services (Master's Degree) at $75,700 and Construction Engineering Technologies (Master's Degree) who earn $66,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Florida International 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 International University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $162,500
Management Information Systems and Services (Master's Degree) $75,700
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $69,200
Construction Engineering Technologies (Master's Degree) $66,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $66,300
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,600
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $61,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $60,600
Construction Engineering Technologies (Bachelorís Degree) $59,200
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $58,900
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $55,700
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $55,600
Finance and Financial Management Services (Master's Degree) $55,100
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $55,000
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $54,800
International Business (Master's Degree) $50,900
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $50,700
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $50,000
Industrial Engineering (Master's Degree) $49,900
Law (Doctoral Degree) $48,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $48,300
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $48,200
Communication and Media Studies (Master's Degree) $48,100
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $48,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $47,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $45,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,700
Hospitality Administration/Management (Master's Degree) $43,800
Interior Architecture (Master's Degree) $43,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $43,000
Architecture (Master's Degree) $43,000
Social Work (Master's Degree) $42,800
Public Health (Master's Degree) $41,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $41,100
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $40,900
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $40,200
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $40,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $39,700
International/Global Studies (Master's Degree) $37,300
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Master's Degree) $37,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $36,700
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $36,300
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Public Administration (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Bachelorís Degree) $34,600
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $31,700
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $25,300
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,000
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $21,300
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $19,800
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $19,600
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $19,400
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $16,600

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=133951 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Florida International University.