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Salaries by Major at St Olaf College

How much money do St Olaf College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $39,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $53,700 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 Olaf 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 $59,700 followed by Economics paying $50,700 and Mathematics graduates who have a median starting income of $43,600 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for St Olaf 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 St Olaf College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,700
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $50,700
Mathematics (Bachelorís Degree) $43,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $38,000
Chemistry (Bachelorís Degree) $37,400
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $34,400
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,700
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Area Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $25,800
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $24,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $24,000
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $22,700
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $22,300
Sociology and Anthropology (Bachelorís Degree) $21,800
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $21,200
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $17,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174844 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for St Olaf College.