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Salaries by Major at Savannah College of Art and Design

How much money do Savannah College of Art and Design graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $30,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $39,800 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 SCAD graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Radio, Television, and Digital Communication with a median starting salary of $41,800 followed by Architectural Sciences and Technology paying $36,400 and Apparel and Textiles graduates who have a median starting income of $31,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $52,600 followed by Architectural Sciences and Technology (Master's Degree) at $47,600 and Apparel and Textiles (Master's Degree) who earn $43,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Savannah College of Art and Design 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 Savannah College of Art and Design graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Master's Degree) $52,600
Architectural Sciences and Technology (Master's Degree) $47,600
Apparel and Textiles (Master's Degree) $43,900
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $41,800
Historic Preservation and Conservation (Master's Degree) $40,600
Design and Applied Arts (Master's Degree) $38,000
Architectural Sciences and Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,400
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management (Master's Degree) $35,400
Graphic Communications (Master's Degree) $33,700
Apparel and Textiles (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Master's Degree) $30,100
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Master's Degree) $28,200
Fine and Studio Arts (Master's Degree) $27,000
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians (Master's Degree) $26,900
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $23,500
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $22,000
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $21,500
Graphic Communications (Bachelorís Degree) $20,100
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $16,800
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $15,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140951 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Savannah College of Art and Design.