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Salaries by Major at University of Maryland Baltimore County

How much money do University of Maryland Baltimore County graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $41,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $59,500 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 UMBC graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Engineering with a median starting salary of $68,900 followed by Computer Science paying $64,400 and Information Science/Studies graduates who have a median starting income of $59,800 .

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 $80,600 followed by Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) at $75,800 and Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) who earn $70,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Maryland Baltimore County 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 Maryland Baltimore County graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $80,600
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $75,800
Information Science/Studies (Master's Degree) $70,300
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Master's Degree) $69,900
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $68,900
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $64,400
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $59,800
Curriculum and Instruction (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $58,400
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $58,100
Information Science/Studies (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $56,000
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $51,900
Education (Master's Degree) $47,800
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $45,900
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $45,100
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $39,200
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $38,000
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $37,100
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $35,300
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
History (Bachelorís Degree) $28,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,200
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,600

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163268 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Maryland Baltimore County.