How much money do Prairie State College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $26,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $33,000 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 Prairie State College 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 $55,400 followed by Dental Support Services and Allied Professions paying $47,200 and Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities graduates who have a median starting income of $24,400 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Prairie State College 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.
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree)||$55,400|
|Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Associate's Degree)||$47,200|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree)||$24,400|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148007 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Prairie State College.