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Morehead State University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Morehead State University

How much money do Morehead State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $28,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $34,400 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 Morehead State University 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 $59,200 followed by Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions paying $53,500 and Engineering Technology graduates who have a median starting income of $53,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $61,500 followed by Curriculum and Instruction (Graduate/Professional Certificate) at $56,500 and Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) who earn $40,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Morehead State University 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 Morehead State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $61,500
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,200
Curriculum and Instruction (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $56,500
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $53,500
Engineering Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $53,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $52,400
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $44,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $40,400
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree) $39,700
Education (Master's Degree) $39,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $38,800
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $28,400
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Agriculture (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $26,200
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $25,400
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $20,500
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $16,100

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157386 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Morehead State University.