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Salaries by Major at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

How much money do Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $41,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $48,600 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 IUPUI graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Engineering with a median starting salary of $70,200 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $65,800 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $63,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $179,300 followed by Dentistry (First Professional Degree) at $119,700 and Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) who earn $106,800 .

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 Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Master's Degree) $179,300
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $119,700
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $106,800
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $94,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $93,800
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $70,200
Engineering-Related Fields (Master's Degree) $68,800
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,800
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (First Professional Degree) $65,200
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,100
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $60,700
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $60,300
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $58,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $56,700
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $56,700
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $55,500
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $55,100
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $54,600
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $54,500
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $54,100
Law (First Professional Degree) $54,100
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $51,600
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $51,500
Public Health (Master's Degree) $51,000
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Associate's Degree) $48,900
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $48,100
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $48,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $47,600
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $44,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $43,900
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree) $43,300
Social Work (Master's Degree) $42,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $42,000
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $41,600
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $41,100
Human Resources Management and Services (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $41,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $39,200
Public Administration (Bachelorís Degree) $38,300
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $38,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $37,800
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Business/Commerce (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $35,400
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $35,300
Library Science and Administration (Master's Degree) $35,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $34,900
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $34,900
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $34,800
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $34,800
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,700
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $34,600
Hospitality Administration/Management (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $34,400
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
Human Services (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $33,800
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $33,000
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $32,400
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Museology/Museum Studies (Master's Degree) $28,500
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Biology (Master's Degree) $27,600
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
History (Bachelorís Degree) $22,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151111 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.