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McKendree University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at McKendree University

How much money do McKendree University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $48,300 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 McKendree University 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 $68,800 followed by Accounting and Related Services paying $41,800 and Business Administration, Management and Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $41,000 .

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 $90,600 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $56,200 and Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) who earn $48,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for McKendree 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 McKendree University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $90,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $68,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $56,200
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $48,800
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $44,500
Education (Master's Degree) $43,000
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $41,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $40,900
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $38,000
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147013 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for McKendree University.