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Fitchburg State Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Fitchburg State University

How much money do Fitchburg State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $35,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $44,000 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 Fitchburg State 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 $64,900 followed by Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians paying $44,700 and Business Administration, Management and Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $38,200 .

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 $69,900 followed by Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) at $56,400 and Special Education and Teaching (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 Fitchburg 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 Fitchburg State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $69,900
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $64,900
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $56,400
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $49,000
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $44,700
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $42,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $38,200
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $36,000
Human Services (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,300
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $26,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165820 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Fitchburg State University.