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Salaries by Major at Tufts University

How much money do Tufts University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $59,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $83,100 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 Tufts graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $88,200 followed by Chemical Engineering paying $66,700 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $65,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Graduate/Professional Certificate) program rank first with a median initial income of $204,400 followed by Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) at $106,200 and Engineering-Related Fields (Master's Degree) who earn $103,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Tufts 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 Tufts University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $204,400
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Master's Degree) $106,200
Engineering-Related Fields (Master's Degree) $103,200
Dentistry (First Professional Degree) $91,200
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $88,200
Veterinary Medicine (First Professional Degree) $72,500
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $66,700
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,600
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $62,900
Public Health (Master's Degree) $62,100
International Relations and National Security Studies (Master's Degree) $61,100
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $59,800
Medicine (First Professional Degree) $57,800
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology (Master's Degree) $53,600
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $50,000
Nutrition Sciences (Master's Degree) $48,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $47,100
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $46,800
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $46,200
Urban Studies/Affairs (Master's Degree) $45,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $44,600
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $41,900
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Master's Degree) $41,500
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $41,300
Biopsychology (Bachelorís Degree) $40,400
Biology (Master's Degree) $36,800
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,300
Area Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $35,500
Fine and Studio Arts (Master's Degree) $31,100
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $30,800
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $20,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168148 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Tufts University.