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Salaries by Major at University of Florida

How much money do University of Florida graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $47,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $62,600 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 Florida graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $74,200 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $73,100 and Computer Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $72,500 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $154,900 followed by Dentistry (First Professional Degree) at $106,900 and Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) who earn $103,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Florida 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 Florida graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Master's Degree) $154,900
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $106,900
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $103,900
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $97,500
Systems Engineering (Master's Degree) $90,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $89,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Doctoral Degree) $87,500
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Master's Degree) $83,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $82,400
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (Master's Degree) $82,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Master's Degree) $77,700
Veterinary Medicine (First Professional Degree) $76,200
Mechanical Engineering (Master's Degree) $75,000
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $74,200
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $73,300
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $73,100
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $72,500
Systems Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $72,100
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Doctoral Degree) $71,900
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $70,900
Curriculum and Instruction (Doctoral Degree) $70,700
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $68,600
Construction Engineering Technologies (Bachelorís Degree) $67,900
Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) $67,300
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $67,100
Construction Engineering Technologies (Master's Degree) $66,900
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (Master's Degree) $66,800
Computer Systems Analysis (Master's Degree) $65,700
Real Estate (Master's Degree) $64,900
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $64,200
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,100
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Doctoral Degree) $63,600
Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $63,500
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (Master's Degree) $63,500
Veterinary Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (Master's Degree) $61,600
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $58,700
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $57,200
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Master's Degree) $57,100
Law (First Professional Degree) $56,900
Nuclear Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $56,400
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $55,900
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $55,800
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $54,200
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning (Master's Degree) $52,500
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $51,700
Forestry (Master's Degree) $50,900
Communication and Media Studies (Master's Degree) $50,900
Architecture (Master's Degree) $50,400
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $49,400
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $49,200
Materials Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $49,100
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other (Doctoral Degree) $49,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $48,600
English Language and Literature (Doctoral Degree) $48,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $48,200
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $48,000
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $46,600
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $45,900
Statistics (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $45,000
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $44,900
Anthropology (Doctoral Degree) $43,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $43,200
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $43,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $43,000
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $42,700
Public Health (Master's Degree) $41,700
Visual and Performing Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $40,900
Biological/Biosystems Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $40,900
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences (Master's Degree) $40,700
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $40,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $40,600
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $38,300
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $37,900
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $37,700
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $36,600
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $35,900
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Sustainability Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Physics (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,000
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
Philosophy (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
History (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
Forestry (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Fine and Studio Arts (Master's Degree) $27,500
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $25,400
International/Global Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Food Science and Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,000
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $24,700
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,200
Plant Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $23,200
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,500
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $22,200
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $22,000
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $21,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,800
Religion/Religious Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $21,300
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $21,200
Zoology/Animal Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $20,000
Dance (Bachelorís Degree) $19,700
Music (Master's Degree) $18,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=134130 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Florida.