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Salaries by Major at Mississippi State University

How much money do Mississippi State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $47,500 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 Mississippi State graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Chemical Engineering with a median starting salary of $74,200 followed by Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering paying $70,800 and Mechanical Engineering graduates who have a median starting income of $70,300 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $84,600 followed by Veterinary Medicine (First Professional Degree) at $72,900 and Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) who earn $59,100 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Mississippi 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 Mississippi State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $84,600
Chemical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $74,200
Veterinary Medicine (First Professional Degree) $72,900
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $70,800
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $70,300
Industrial Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $67,000
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $59,100
Civil Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $53,500
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $51,000
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services (Master's Degree) $49,300
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $47,200
Architecture (Bachelorís Degree) $46,700
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $46,200
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,500
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $40,900
Management Information Systems and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $40,600
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $39,200
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Master's Degree) $39,100
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $37,800
Forestry (Bachelorís Degree) $37,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $37,400
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $37,100
Plant Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (Master's Degree) $34,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $33,600
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $33,300
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $33,000
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $31,700
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services (Bachelorís Degree) $31,000
Visual and Performing Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $27,400
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $27,200
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800
History (Bachelorís Degree) $24,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,400
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $21,800
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $19,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176080 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Mississippi State University.