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Salaries by Major at University of Mississippi

How much money do University of Mississippi graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $41,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $52,700 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 Ole Miss graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Mechanical Engineering with a median starting salary of $59,300 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $56,400 and Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other graduates who have a median starting income of $51,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $115,600 followed by Dentistry (Doctoral Degree) at $88,200 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) who earn $83,000 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Mississippi 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 University of Mississippi graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (First Professional Degree) $115,600
Dentistry (Doctoral Degree) $88,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $83,000
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $68,500
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $65,400
Mechanical Engineering (Bachelorís Degree) $59,300
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $57,700
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $56,400
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $53,500
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $51,100
Medicine (Doctoral Degree) $50,900
Law (First Professional Degree) $48,700
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $47,100
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $44,900
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,800
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $42,900
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $42,000
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $41,500
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $39,900
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $36,600
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other (Master's Degree) $35,300
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $35,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $33,500
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $32,800
Hospitality Administration/Management (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $27,300
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $26,900
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $24,300
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $22,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176017 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Mississippi.