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Eastern Michigan University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Eastern Michigan University

How much money do Eastern Michigan University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $33,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $41,600 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 Eastern Michigan University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians with a median starting salary of $66,000 followed by Construction Management paying $64,900 and Computer and Information Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $63,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $70,700 followed by Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) at $57,100 and Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) who earn $56,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Eastern Michigan 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 Eastern Michigan University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Master's Degree) $70,700
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $66,000
Construction Management (Bachelorís Degree) $64,900
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $63,900
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $61,100
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $57,100
Human Resources Management and Services (Master's Degree) $56,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $55,600
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $54,600
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $54,200
Science, Technology and Society (Bachelorís Degree) $51,000
Engineering-Related Fields (Bachelorís Degree) $48,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $47,500
Social Work (Master's Degree) $46,900
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $46,900
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Bachelorís Degree) $46,700
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $46,600
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $45,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $43,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $43,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $42,700
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $42,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $41,000
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $40,800
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $40,000
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $39,300
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $37,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $36,700
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $35,200
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $29,700
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $29,500
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $28,200
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,500
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $27,500
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,800
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $25,000
History (Bachelorís Degree) $24,600
Graphic Communications (Bachelorís Degree) $23,800
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $19,100
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $18,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=169798 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Eastern Michigan University.