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Salaries by Major at Georgia Southern University

How much money do Georgia Southern University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $44,800 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 GS graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Management Information Systems and Services with a median starting salary of $64,100 followed by Mechanical Engineering paying $62,400 and Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $61,000 .

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 $90,900 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) at $84,500 and Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) who earn $65,600 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Georgia Southern 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 Georgia Southern University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $90,900
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $84,500
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $65,600
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $64,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $63,200
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,400
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,000
Construction Engineering Technologies (Bachelorís Degree) $60,900
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,200
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $57,700
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $55,800
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $53,500
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $53,300
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Master's Degree) $52,200
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $50,900
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $48,800
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $46,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $45,600
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $45,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,400
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $44,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $44,000
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $43,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,900
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $39,600
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $38,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $37,100
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $36,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $35,000
Public Health (Master's Degree) $34,900
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other (Master's Degree) $34,000
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $31,100
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $31,100
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $28,400
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
Apparel and Textiles (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,000
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $24,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $24,100
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $24,100
History (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $23,400
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $23,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $19,100
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $17,300
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $16,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139931 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Georgia Southern University.