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Salaries by Major at Calvin College

How much money do Calvin College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $47,000 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 Calvin College graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Engineering with a median starting salary of $63,300 followed by Computer Science paying $56,400 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $55,700 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $58,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Calvin College 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 Calvin College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $63,300
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $58,700
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $56,400
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $55,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $55,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $42,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $36,700
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,300
History (Bachelorís Degree) $20,800
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $20,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=169080 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Calvin College.