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Minnesota State University-Mankato Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Minnesota State University Mankato

How much money do Minnesota State University Mankato graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $46,300 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 Minnesota State University-Mankato graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $66,000 followed by Computer and Information Sciences paying $64,400 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $61,300 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Educational Administration and Supervision (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $74,200 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) at $50,100 and Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) who earn $47,600 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Minnesota State University Mankato 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 Minnesota State University Mankato graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Educational Administration and Supervision (First Professional Degree) $74,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $66,000
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $64,400
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,300
Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $61,000
Construction Management (Bachelorís Degree) $57,500
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $56,900
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $56,200
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $54,500
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $50,100
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $49,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $47,600
English Language and Literature (Master's Degree) $45,300
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,300
Education (Master's Degree) $43,900
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $43,400
Air Transportation (Bachelorís Degree) $42,600
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $41,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,600
Urban Studies/Affairs (Bachelorís Degree) $41,200
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $40,700
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $40,100
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $39,200
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $38,400
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $38,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $37,800
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $37,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $37,300
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $35,000
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $33,200
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Geography and Cartography (Bachelorís Degree) $31,900
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $31,100
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $29,400
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $28,300
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $19,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173920 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Minnesota State University Mankato.