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Salaries by Major at University of West Georgia

How much money do University of West Georgia graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $32,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $40,400 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 University of West Georgia graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $65,000 followed by Computer and Information Sciences paying $59,600 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $42,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $75,900 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) at $73,700 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $59,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of West 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 West Georgia graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $75,900
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $73,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $65,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $59,800
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $59,600
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $56,500
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Master's Degree) $55,300
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $48,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $47,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $45,100
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,200
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $41,700
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $38,800
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $36,700
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $34,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $30,800
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
History (Bachelorís Degree) $24,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,200
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $21,200
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $20,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141334 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of West Georgia.