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Salaries by Major at University of Idaho

How much money do University of Idaho graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $33,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $46,900 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 Idaho graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $70,600 followed by Chemical Engineering paying $69,100 and Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $65,100 .

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 $58,400 followed by Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) at $55,500 and Law (First Professional Degree) who earn $48,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Idaho 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 Idaho graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $70,600
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $69,100
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $58,400
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,100
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $55,500
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $53,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $51,100
Law (First Professional Degree) $48,400
Architecture (Master's Degree) $43,300
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,400
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $40,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $38,200
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
Natural Resources Management and Policy (Master's Degree) $36,800
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Forestry (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Plant Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $30,800
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Graphic Communications (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $25,300
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,800
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $23,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $17,900
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $16,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=142285 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Idaho.