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Salaries by Major at Louisiana Tech University

How much money do Louisiana Tech University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,800 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 LA Tech- Louisiana Tech- Tech graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering with a median starting salary of $62,700 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $56,300 and Air Transportation graduates who have a median starting income of $42,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $48,900 followed by Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) at $41,100 and Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) who earn $36,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Louisiana Tech 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 Louisiana Tech University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree) $56,300
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $48,900
Air Transportation (Bachelorís Degree) $42,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $41,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $38,500
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $36,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159647 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Louisiana Tech University.