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Salaries by Major at University of Louisville

How much money do University of Louisville graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $45,200 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 Louisville graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Chemical Engineering with a median starting salary of $71,800 followed by Computer Engineering paying $66,600 and Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $66,200 .

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 $148,300 followed by Dentistry (First Professional Degree) at $99,800 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) who earn $91,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Louisville 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 University of Louisville graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Master's Degree) $148,300
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $99,800
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $91,100
Mechanical Engineering (Master's Degree) $77,800
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Post-baccalaureate Certificate) $77,800
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Master's Degree) $75,700
Engineering-Related Fields (Master's Degree) $72,900
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $71,800
Computer Engineering (Master's Degree) $71,300
Industrial Engineering (Master's Degree) $67,800
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,600
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,200
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $65,500
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,500
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $60,400
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $60,000
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $59,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $58,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $55,300
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $54,900
Civil Engineering (Master's Degree) $54,800
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $50,700
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $49,600
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $49,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $46,700
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $45,800
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $43,200
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $42,800
Law (First Professional Degree) $42,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $42,500
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning (Master's Degree) $41,900
Public Health (Master's Degree) $41,600
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $40,500
Social Work (Master's Degree) $40,100
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $36,900
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $34,800
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $34,600
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $27,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
History (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157289 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Louisville.