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Jackson State University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Jackson State University

How much money do Jackson State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $25,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $32,800 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 Jackson State University graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer Engineering with a median starting salary of $54,800 followed by Civil Engineering paying $53,000 and Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians graduates who have a median starting income of $30,300 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $56,300 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) at $50,900 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $42,200 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Jackson 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 Jackson State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $56,300
Computer Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $54,800
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $53,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $50,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $42,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $38,700
Social Work (Master's Degree) $34,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $30,800
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $30,300
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $29,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $28,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $27,000
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $24,600
Health and Medical Administrative Services (Bachelorís Degree) $24,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $23,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,200
Visual and Performing Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $20,000
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $19,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175856 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Jackson State University.