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Salaries by Major at Emory University

How much money do Emory University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $61,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $81,500 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 Emory graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $79,000 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $72,600 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing graduates who have a median starting income of $62,700 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $160,500 followed by Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) at $127,100 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $126,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Emory 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 Emory University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Master's Degree) $160,500
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $127,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $126,200
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $100,400
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $94,600
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $79,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $72,600
Law (First Professional Degree) $66,800
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (First Professional Degree) $66,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $62,700
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (Master's Degree) $61,200
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $57,100
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $57,100
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $56,800
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology (Master's Degree) $56,300
Biology (Doctoral Degree) $54,600
Public Health (Master's Degree) $53,900
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $50,700
Public Health (Post-baccalaureate Certificate) $49,900
Religion/Religious Studies (Doctoral Degree) $48,300
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $42,500
Theological and Ministerial Studies (Master's Degree) $41,500
Area Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
History (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $27,100
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,700
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $17,100

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139658 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Emory University.