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Salaries by Major at Indiana University Northwest

How much money do Indiana University Northwest graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $32,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $39,500 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 IU Northwest 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 $58,200 followed by Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions paying $50,700 and Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions graduates who have a median starting income of $44,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $68,000 followed by Public Administration (Master's Degree) at $52,100 and Social Work (Master's Degree) who earn $43,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Indiana University Northwest 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 Indiana University Northwest graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $68,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $58,200
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $52,100
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $50,700
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree) $44,900
Social Work (Master's Degree) $43,200
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $40,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $36,500
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Associate's Degree) $32,200
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151360 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Indiana University Northwest.