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Salaries by Major at University of Massachusetts Lowell

How much money do University of Massachusetts Lowell graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $43,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $55,300 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 University of Massachusetts-Lowell graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Science with a median starting salary of $71,400 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $65,600 and Chemical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $64,300 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $78,600 followed by Mechanical Engineering (Master's Degree) at $71,900 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $69,600 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Massachusetts Lowell 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 Massachusetts Lowell graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Master's Degree) $78,600
Mechanical Engineering (Master's Degree) $71,900
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $71,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $69,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $68,100
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $68,000
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $65,600
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $63,000
Information Science/Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $59,700
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $59,300
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,100
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $54,300
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $52,100
Psychology (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $49,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $45,900
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $44,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $42,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $39,000
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $25,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166513 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Massachusetts Lowell.