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Salaries by Major at University of Maryland College Park

How much money do University of Maryland College Park graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $47,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $68,300 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 Maryland graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $81,300 followed by Computer Engineering paying $80,300 and Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $71,400 .

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 $100,600 followed by Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) at $97,800 and Engineering (Master's Degree) who earn $91,500 .

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 College Park 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 College Park graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $100,600
Business/Commerce (Master's Degree) $97,800
Engineering (Master's Degree) $91,500
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $81,300
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $80,300
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $71,400
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $66,800
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,600
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,100
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $65,000
Engineering, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $65,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $64,600
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,500
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $64,300
Materials Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,700
Agricultural Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,300
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Master's Degree) $62,200
Public Policy Analysis (Master's Degree) $60,800
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $60,600
Architecture (Master's Degree) $57,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $56,900
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $56,900
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $54,700
Public Health (Master's Degree) $54,500
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $54,100
Natural Resources Management and Policy (Master's Degree) $53,400
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $52,900
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $52,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $50,600
International Business (Bachelorís Degree) $48,500
Library Science and Administration (Master's Degree) $48,300
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $48,200
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $47,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $46,100
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $44,100
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $43,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $40,900
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $40,200
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $39,100
Area Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $38,500
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $38,200
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $38,200
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $37,100
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $37,000
Food Science and Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $35,100
Journalism (Master's Degree) $35,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $34,800
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,700
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Physics (Bachelorís Degree) $32,000
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $32,000
Music (Doctoral Degree) $31,800
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
History (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $29,200
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Music (Master's Degree) $28,000
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $23,500
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $21,900
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $18,300

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163286 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Maryland College Park.