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Salaries by Major at College of the Holy Cross

How much money do College of the Holy Cross graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $51,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $80,400 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 Holy Cross graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Economics with a median starting salary of $60,900 followed by Mathematics paying $53,800 and Chemistry graduates who have a median starting income of $45,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for College of the Holy Cross 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 College of the Holy Cross graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $60,900
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $53,800
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $45,800
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $44,400
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $41,300
History (Bachelorís Degree) $41,200
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $40,200
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $39,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166124 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for College of the Holy Cross.