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Bowie State University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Bowie State University

How much money do Bowie State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $33,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $50,500 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 Bowie State University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $61,700 followed by Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other paying $55,600 and Business Administration, Management and Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $45,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $91,700 followed by Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) at $55,700 and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other (Master's Degree) who earn $49,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Bowie State 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 Bowie State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $91,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $61,700
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $55,700
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $55,600
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other (Master's Degree) $49,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $45,100
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $34,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $25,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162007 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Bowie State University.