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Salaries by Major at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

How much money do Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $31,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $38,600 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 IPFW graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians with a median starting salary of $60,400 followed by Construction Engineering Technologies paying $51,000 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing graduates who have a median starting income of $51,000 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $70,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne 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 Purdue University Fort Wayne graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $70,400
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $60,400
Construction Engineering Technologies (Bachelorís Degree) $51,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $51,000
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $43,800
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Associate's Degree) $43,700
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $41,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $38,500
Public Administration (Bachelorís Degree) $34,600
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $20,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151102 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne.