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Salaries by Major at Georgia State University

How much money do Georgia State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $46,200 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 Georgia State graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $65,200 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $61,500 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing graduates who have a median starting income of $60,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $86,600 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) at $86,000 and Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) who earn $81,600 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Georgia State 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 State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $86,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $86,000
Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) $81,600
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $79,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Doctoral Degree) $75,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $69,800
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $65,200
Finance and Financial Management Services (Master's Degree) $64,500
Law (First Professional Degree) $62,400
Taxation (Master's Degree) $62,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $61,500
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $60,900
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $60,700
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $58,400
International Business (Master's Degree) $56,400
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $55,800
Insurance (Bachelorís Degree) $53,000
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $52,900
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $52,100
Marketing (Master's Degree) $50,700
Public Health (Master's Degree) $48,200
Biology (Master's Degree) $47,900
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other (Master's Degree) $47,900
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Associate's Degree) $47,800
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $47,000
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $46,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $45,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $45,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,900
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $44,300
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $43,200
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $42,300
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $41,400
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $40,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $38,900
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $38,800
Social Work (Master's Degree) $37,600
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $36,900
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Master's Degree) $36,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $36,000
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $34,900
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
Communication and Media Studies (Master's Degree) $33,600
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $33,000
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $31,700
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $30,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $30,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Anthropology (Master's Degree) $29,600
Public Policy Analysis (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Philosophy (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $28,200
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Music (Master's Degree) $27,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
History (Bachelorís Degree) $25,800
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $24,700
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $21,900
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $20,400
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $16,600

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139940 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Georgia State University.