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Salaries by Major at University of Central Missouri

How much money do University of Central Missouri graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $33,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $41,500 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 Central graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Engineering Technology with a median starting salary of $58,400 followed by Construction Management paying $57,400 and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing graduates who have a median starting income of $55,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $93,800 followed by Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians (Master's Degree) at $67,800 and Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) who earn $52,900 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Central Missouri 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 Central Missouri graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $93,800
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians (Master's Degree) $67,800
Engineering Technology (Bachelorís Degree) $58,400
Construction Management (Bachelorís Degree) $57,400
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $55,800
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $54,700
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $53,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $52,900
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $52,600
Accounting and Related Services (Master's Degree) $52,500
Computer Science (Bachelorís Degree) $51,400
Engineering Technology (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma) $49,800
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians (Bachelorís Degree) $49,000
Homeland Security (Bachelorís Degree) $45,300
Educational/Instructional Media Design (Master's Degree) $44,100
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $43,600
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Master's Degree) $43,300
Finance and Financial Management Services (Bachelorís Degree) $43,300
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,000
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $41,000
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $40,200
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $40,000
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Master's Degree) $39,800
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $39,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) $38,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $36,000
Agricultural Business and Management (Bachelorís Degree) $34,900
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $34,300
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $33,800
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language (Master's Degree) $33,600
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $32,100
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $31,500
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (Bachelorís Degree) $30,100
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $28,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,300
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $24,800
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $22,300
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $17,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176965 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Central Missouri.