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Salaries by Major at University of Georgia

How much money do University of Georgia graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $42,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $56,400 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 graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $67,200 followed by Management Information Systems and Services paying $65,000 and Agricultural Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $59,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $120,600 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $103,100 and Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) who earn $76,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Georgia 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 University of Georgia graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $120,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $103,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $76,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Doctoral Degree) $73,900
Veterinary Medicine (First Professional Degree) $70,100
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $67,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Doctoral Degree) $67,100
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $65,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Doctoral Degree) $63,400
Agricultural Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,600
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $58,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $58,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $57,800
Law (First Professional Degree) $57,600
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $57,200
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $56,300
Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate) (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $56,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $55,200
Insurance (Bachelorís Degree) $53,400
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $52,400
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $51,200
Forestry (Master's Degree) $50,400
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Master's Degree) $49,900
Real Estate (Bachelorís Degree) $49,500
Statistics (Bachelorís Degree) $49,400
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $48,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $46,800
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $45,200
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $45,100
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $45,100
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $44,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $44,700
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $43,700
Landscape Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $42,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $42,400
Public Health (Master's Degree) $42,400
Journalism (Master's Degree) $41,900
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $41,200
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $40,600
Housing and Human Environments (Bachelorís Degree) $40,600
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $39,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $38,700
Social Work (Master's Degree) $38,200
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $38,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $37,900
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $37,700
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $35,400
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,100
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Business Services (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $33,000
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $26,000
Fine and Studio Arts (Master's Degree) $25,400
Genetics (Bachelorís Degree) $25,300
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $25,000
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $24,300
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,100
History (Bachelorís Degree) $23,900
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $23,700
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $23,300
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,300
Cognitive Science (Bachelorís Degree) $23,000
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,200
Biological and Physical Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $20,300
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (Bachelorís Degree) $20,100
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $19,500
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $18,300
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $17,700
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $16,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139959 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Georgia.