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Salaries by Major at Loyola University Chicago

How much money do Loyola University Chicago graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $43,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $59,800 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 Loyola 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 $65,100 followed by Management Information Systems and Services paying $64,400 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $60,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $96,400 followed by Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (Master's Degree) at $91,400 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $82,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Loyola University Chicago 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 Loyola University Chicago graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $96,400
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (Master's Degree) $91,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $82,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $65,100
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $64,400
Law (First Professional Degree) $64,400
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $62,300
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $60,900
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $55,400
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $55,100
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $54,400
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $53,900
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $50,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $50,000
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $46,200
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $43,500
Social Work (Master's Degree) $42,600
Legal Support Services (Post-baccalaureate Certificate) $41,000
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries (Master's Degree) $36,800
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $36,400
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $35,700
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
History (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $28,800
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,700
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,300
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $23,900

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146719 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Loyola University Chicago.