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Purdue Calumet Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Purdue University Calumet Campus

How much money do Purdue University Calumet Campus graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $32,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $42,500 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 Purdue Calumet graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians with a median starting salary of $64,700 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $64,300 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $61,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $81,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Purdue University Calumet Campus 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 Purdue University Calumet Campus graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $81,100
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $64,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $64,300
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,800
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $52,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $37,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $37,300
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $36,000
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $27,200
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $24,600
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $22,600
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $21,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=152248 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Purdue University Calumet Campus.