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Salaries by Major at Bowdoin College

How much money do Bowdoin College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $50,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $75,000 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 Bowdoin College graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $88,700 followed by Economics paying $65,100 and Mathematics graduates who have a median starting income of $59,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Bowdoin 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 Bowdoin College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $88,700
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $65,100
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $59,400
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $50,400
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $22,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161004 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Bowdoin College.