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Salaries by Major at University of New Orleans

How much money do University of New Orleans graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $42,700 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 UNO graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering with a median starting salary of $59,400 followed by Computer Science paying $53,600 and Civil Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $50,200 .

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 $62,100 followed by Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) at $57,200 and Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) who earn $53,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of New Orleans 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 New Orleans graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $62,100
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,400
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $57,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $53,900
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $53,600
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $50,200
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $42,100
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $40,900
Hospitality Administration/Management (Master's Degree) $40,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $39,400
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management (Master's Degree) $38,800
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $35,500
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $33,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Master's Degree) $29,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
History (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Master's Degree) $26,300
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $23,600
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $23,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,000
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $21,900
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $15,500
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $13,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159939 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of New Orleans.