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Salaries by Major at University of Maine

How much money do University of Maine graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $35,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $46,700 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 University of Maine graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Chemical Engineering with a median starting salary of $68,400 followed by Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians paying $67,000 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $62,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Social Work (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $42,800 followed by Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) at $40,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Maine 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 Maine graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,400
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $67,000
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,300
Construction Engineering Technologies (Bachelorís Degree) $54,100
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $53,100
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $52,800
Social Work (Master's Degree) $42,800
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $40,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $40,100
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $26,800
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $24,600
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $23,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161253 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Maine.