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Salaries by Major at Grinnell College

How much money do Grinnell College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $35,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $59,500 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 Grinnell graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Economics with a median starting salary of $39,900 followed by Biology paying $34,500 and Political Science and Government graduates who have a median starting income of $26,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Grinnell 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.

Median first-year earnings for Grinnell College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $39,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $34,500
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,500
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $21,600
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $16,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153384 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Grinnell College.