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Saginaw Valley State University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Saginaw Valley State University

How much money do Saginaw Valley State 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 $41,000 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 Saginaw Valley State University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering with a median starting salary of $71,600 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $59,900 and Computer Systems Analysis graduates who have a median starting income of $58,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $63,600 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) at $56,900 and Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) who earn $46,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Saginaw Valley 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 Saginaw Valley State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $71,600
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $63,600
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,900
Computer Systems Analysis (Bachelorís Degree) $58,900
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $57,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $56,900
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $46,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $46,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,300
Public Administration (Master's Degree) $42,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $41,400
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $41,200
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $39,700
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Master's Degree) $39,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $36,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $33,900
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $32,300
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $29,100
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (Bachelorís Degree) $28,800
History (Bachelorís Degree) $28,500
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $24,000
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $23,300
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,200

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=172051 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Saginaw Valley State University.