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St. Cloud State University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Saint Cloud State University

How much money do Saint Cloud State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $46,700 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 St. Cloud State University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering with a median starting salary of $64,700 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $63,900 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $62,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) program rank first with a median initial income of $81,200 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $74,800 and Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) who earn $46,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Saint Cloud 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 Saint Cloud State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Educational Administration and Supervision (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $81,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $74,800
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $64,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $63,900
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $62,100
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $62,000
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $59,400
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $57,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $52,800
Special Education and Teaching (Master's Degree) $46,800
Social Work (Master's Degree) $44,900
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $44,700
Special Education and Teaching (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $44,000
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $43,900
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Master's Degree) $43,500
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $42,100
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (Master's Degree) $42,100
Business/Managerial Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $41,300
Marketing (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $41,300
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,100
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $40,400
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $40,200
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $40,100
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $40,000
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $37,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,700
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $36,200
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $36,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $35,800
Public Health (Bachelorís Degree) $34,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $34,400
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $34,200
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $34,100
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $31,500
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $30,600
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree) $29,500
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $28,300
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $25,800
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $23,000
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $21,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174783 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Saint Cloud State University.