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Salaries by Major at Dominican University

How much money do Dominican University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $48,000 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 Dominican graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $63,700 followed by Accounting and Related Services paying $49,400 and Business Administration, Management and Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $36,500 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $52,900 followed by Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) at $50,900 and Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) who earn $49,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Dominican 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 Dominican University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $63,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $52,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $50,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $49,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,400
Social Work (Master's Degree) $40,500
Library Science and Administration (Master's Degree) $39,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $36,500
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $35,900
Natural Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,200
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148496 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Dominican University.