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Salaries by Major at University of Miami

How much money do University of Miami graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $54,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $70,200 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 Miami graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering with a median starting salary of $66,400 followed by Industrial Engineering paying $65,000 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing graduates who have a median starting income of $63,700 .

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 $95,700 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $78,400 and Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) who earn $69,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Miami 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 Miami graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $95,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $78,400
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $69,800
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,400
Industrial Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $63,700
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $58,800
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $58,500
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $57,000
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $56,100
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $56,100
Law (First Professional Degree) $52,100
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (Master's Degree) $52,000
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $49,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $48,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $46,800
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $46,700
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $38,700
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology (Master's Degree) $38,100
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $37,500
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $36,500
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $36,300
Natural Resources Management and Policy (Master's Degree) $30,900
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $27,200
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $25,400
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,900
Music (Master's Degree) $21,000
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $20,900
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $18,700
Music (Doctoral Degree) $18,300
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $17,300
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $13,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=135726 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Miami.