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Salaries by Major at Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus

How much money do Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $62,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $82,600 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 Georgia Tech graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $85,000 followed by Computer Engineering paying $78,800 and Industrial Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $73,500 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $122,800 followed by Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) at $109,900 and Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Master's Degree) who earn $96,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus 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 Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $122,800
Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) $109,900
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Master's Degree) $96,400
Computer Science (Master's Degree) $87,900
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (Master's Degree) $87,500
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $85,000
Mechanical Engineering (Master's Degree) $82,600
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $78,800
Architectural Sciences and Technology (Master's Degree) $76,900
Industrial Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $73,500
Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) $71,900
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $71,500
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $70,400
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $69,500
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,600
Nuclear Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,700
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,500
Materials Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,500
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $57,700
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $57,600
Architecture (Master's Degree) $55,600
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $54,200
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning (Master's Degree) $49,900
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $47,800
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $47,500
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $39,500
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139755 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus.