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Salaries by Major at Northwest Missouri State University

How much money do Northwest Missouri State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $32,000 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $41,200 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 Northwest graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $61,200 followed by Finance and Financial Management Services paying $44,500 and Plant Sciences graduates who have a median starting income of $42,600 .

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 $47,300 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) at $42,200 and Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) who earn $39,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Northwest Missouri 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 Northwest Missouri State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $61,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $47,300
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $44,500
Plant Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $42,600
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $42,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,500
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $40,500
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $39,500
Agriculture (Bachelorís Degree) $39,400
Computer Software and Media Applications (Bachelorís Degree) $38,700
Animal Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $31,200
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,500
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management (Bachelorís Degree) $27,900
Research and Experimental Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,700
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $23,100

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=178624 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Northwest Missouri State University.