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Salaries by Major at Johns Hopkins University

How much money do Johns Hopkins University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $68,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $85,800 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 Johns Hopkins graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $92,700 followed by Mathematics paying $78,600 and Economics graduates who have a median starting income of $70,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $128,000 followed by Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) at $115,900 and Systems Engineering (Master's Degree) who earn $109,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Johns Hopkins 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 Johns Hopkins University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (First Professional Degree) $128,000
Computer and Information Sciences (Master's Degree) $115,900
Systems Engineering (Master's Degree) $109,900
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Master's Degree) $101,700
Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) $100,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $99,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $93,100
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $92,700
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $92,700
Economics (Master's Degree) $89,400
Finance and Financial Management Services (Master's Degree) $88,800
Mechanical Engineering (Master's Degree) $86,100
Political Science and Government (Master's Degree) $82,800
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Doctoral Degree) $79,500
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $78,600
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering (Master's Degree) $78,500
Public Health (Doctoral Degree) $77,800
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Master's Degree) $76,000
Real Estate (Master's Degree) $74,600
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $72,400
Biotechnology (Master's Degree) $71,100
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $70,800
Biomedical/Medical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $69,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $69,400
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $69,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (Post-baccalaureate Certificate) $66,900
Communication and Media Studies (Master's Degree) $66,100
International Relations and National Security Studies (Master's Degree) $64,600
Public Health (Master's Degree) $61,900
Public Health (Post-baccalaureate Certificate) $61,300
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $57,700
Education (Master's Degree) $56,700
Medicine (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $56,600
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $56,200
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (Doctoral Degree) $54,300
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Doctoral Degree) $51,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $51,300
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $48,800
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $48,500
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $44,700
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $44,200
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $43,700
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Master's Degree) $37,800
Museology/Museum Studies (Master's Degree) $36,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $35,500
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $30,500
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $19,500
Music (Master's Degree) $18,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162928 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Johns Hopkins University.